Cherry’s botanical name is Prunus serotina. Cherry has a reddish brown color with a golden luster. The tree reaches heights of up to 100 feet, about 80 feet average, with a tall trunk of about 24″ in diameter. The wood is extremely popular with cabinetmakers. Cherry is easy to work, fine textured, strong and fairly durable. Highly rated in all working properties including wood bending and turning. Becomes darker and richer with age. It is typically used for furniture, cabinets, and joinery. It can be found in the eastern USA and eastern Canada.
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- Workbench Vise and Mount Posted on: January 31, 2014
I did a little shopping around, since I needed a workbench machinist’s vise for my workbench – as I plan to start doing some light metalworking (hush hush secret project) in the near future. After looking at Harbor Freight’s poor showing for vise options (mostly due to poor quality), I found a suitable 4.5 inch […]