Cherry Wood Flooring
Color: Sapwood is
gray-white; heartwood is salmon red to orange-brown when fresh, and
becomes russet or reddish brown when seasoned; often marked with dark
82% harder than Northern red oak.
is difficult due to high density; requires frequent resharpening of
tools. Planing is difficult due to interlocked grain. Can be machined
to a smooth surface. Carbide tooling recommended.
(relative to plainsawn select red