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Cherry Miscellaneous

In America, cherry wood is the possibly the most prized furniture hardwood, and some of the highest valued antiques around the globe are made from cherry. Cherry, very decay resistant and durable, can be anywhere in between tan blond and deep brown. As it darkens naturally, it has blending hues of golden yellow to deep red. Cherry has a satiny, …

Alder Miscellaneous

Part of the birch family, alder is moderately light and it is more soft than other hardwoods. Alder is an ideal wood species for furniture and cabinetry because it has a consistent color, is stable, and accepts stains well. When cut, alder wood is white, however, it changes color as soon as it is exposed to air. Once exposed to …