Cherry lumber is native to America’s Appalachian Mountains. Prunus Serotina (Cherry) is prevalent in the Ohio River Valley and Pennsylvania and is a hardwood with consistent color and grades. J. Gibson McIlvain, one of the nation’s leading lumber wholesalers, proudly offers this hardwood lumber as part of their wholesale inventory.
Warm, rich color is the mark of Cherry lumber. This exquisite tree grows 100-feet tall with trunk diameter of 4-5 feet. The lumber is known as Cherry, Black Cherry, Rum Cherry, and Mountain Black Cherry, but regardless of the name, quality always accompanies this wood.
Two distinct colors appear in Cherry from the nonliving heartwood to the bulk of the tree (the sapwood). Cherry heartwood is the signature reddish brown that darkens over time into a rich auburn. Combining the satiny white sapwood with Cherry heartwood is a great way to create gorgeous and striking contrast, whereas separate use of sapwood and heartwood delivers a beautiful and consistent look. Smooth texture and exceptional workability have made this lumber a favorite despite small, naturally occurring pitch and gum pockets.
Projects using Cherry lumber are varied due to its inherent beauty, workability, and strength. Cherry accepts screws, glue and other joinery with little trouble, and sanding and cutting are both a breeze. The advantages of this wonderful wood continue into staining and finishing. The natural beauty and qualities call for very little extra color or showcasing, making Cherry a wonderful choice for indoor millwork and furniture. The application list continues with musical instruments and luxury boat interiors, among others.
Premium Appalachian Cherry Supplier
J. Gibson McIlvain proudly offers a wide variety of Appalachian Cherry lumber for wholesale. Carefully kiln dried and graded boards are personally selected for each custom order. With locations in Maryland and Connecticut, J. Gibson McIlvain can ship varied size custom orders all over the country. Representatives visit Appalachian Cherry mills regularly to ensure quality grade lumber, and McIlvain offers a full range of FAS and Select or Better grades. Available thicknesses vary from 4/4 through 12/4 in many widths and lengths to suit any project. Additionally, Cherry hardwood plywood is available to match the exceptional Cherry hardwood lumber.
Quality products, wide variety and custom attention all make J. Gibson McIlvain a strong competitor in the wholesale lumber supplier industry. Their Cherry hardwood lumber is no exception. Call toll free 1-800-638-9100 for an inquiry with an experienced sales representative, or visit their website for more information. Over two centuries of quality service is waiting for you with McIlvain Company.
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