The American Black Cherry Tree (prunus serotina) is a species of flowering tree native to North America. It belongs to the Rosaceae family and is commonly found in the eastern regions of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Black cherry wood is highly valued for its strength, hardness, and attractive grain patterns. It is often used in the production of furniture, cabinetry, flooring, and other woodworking projects. Cherry wood is a popular choice for turning. used to create a variety of turned items such as bowls, vases, spindles, pens, and other decorative or functional objects. It responds well to carving, sanding, and finishing techniques, allowing woodworkers to achieve smooth and polished surfaces.