(Prunus Serotina)

OTHER COMMON NAMES: Black Cherry, American Cherry

Note: We recently introduced Western Maple (AA Quilted) as a  substitute for Cherry. The properties, appearance and tone are very similar to Cherry but lightly figured.


OriginPA & New York Mainly
Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture)3.1 Lbs per Bd. Ft.
Weight ClassificationMedium Light
Where Used on Smith BassesCores & Veneers for 5 Pc Bodywings
Tone Produced on Smith BassesA tonal mix between Maple & Mahogany
Stock AvailabilityLimited
Avg. Age of Wood in StockOld Stock (10+ years)