Cherry is easy to work with both machine and hand tools. The only difficulties typically arise if the wood is being stained, as it can sometimes give blotchy results due to its fine, close grain. A sanding sealer or gel stain is recommended. Glues, turns, and finishes well

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Data sheet

Colour / Appearance Heartwood is a light pinkish brown when freshly cut, darkening to a deeper golden brown with time and upon exposure to light
Grain / Texture Has a fine to medium texture with close grain. The grain is usually straight or slightly wavy
Janka Hardness 1,150 lbf (5,120 N)
Uses Veneer, furniture, cabinetry, turned objects, musical instruments, and carvings