At Marvelous Works we are committed to informing customers where their products come from since we believe the material of your choice will be with you for many years specially our Cherry Wood Cabinets. Our informative approach will help customers make better choices when choosing their materials, colors and styles.
In this article we’re going to dive into one of the most upscale materials for Custom Kitchen Cabinets and Cabinetry in the industry. If you are currently researching cabinet materials and seeking advice on where to start a project, I recommend the following quick read in our blog entries:
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Cherry Wood Cabinets (Prunus serotina)
Also know as black cherry, black cherry or mountain cherry is a tree widespread in
North America; they are commonly use in gardening due to their vast leafy display.
Some Cherry Trees have a typical lifespan of 16 to 20 years, although some Black Cherry Trees have a maximum life span of 250 year. The average lifespan for Black Cherry trees is 100 year, this correlates directly to the populism and desire for Cherry Wood Cabinets.
The average tree heigh varies between 50 and 100 feet and its trunk diameter is usually between 1 to 1.5 meters (3 to 5 ft).
Cherry Wood has a pinkish brown color when freshly cut but it darkens overtime and sun exposure to a reddish brown tone. Sapwood is a pale yellow color. Cherry hard wood is expected to be very durable against rotting and decay.
Most Cherry Wood Custom Kitchen Cabinets made in America use American grown trees, this is an interesting point since it helps fuel local economies in the states they come from.
Black Cherry Fruit is used in commercial applications such as jam, cherry pies, sodas and ice cream. Solid wood is also used for smoking meats and meals and it is thought it gives a very unique, natural flavor.
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