What is the current price of cherry wood?

Domestic Prices

Measurement Type of Wood Under 100′
6/4 S&B Cherry Rough $7.25
8/4 S&B Cherry Rough $7.75
10/4 FAS Cherry S2S to 2 7/16″ 90-100% & better red $12.00
12/4 FAS Cherry S2S to 2 15/16″ 90-100% & better red $14.00

Who is the largest lumber distributor?

Weyerhaeuser ranks number one for lumber production capacity, followed by Georgia-Pacific. The top 10 lumber producers in the U.S. have the capacity to produce 18.9 billion board feet of lumber and own 113 sawmills.

What is S3S wood?

Surfaced Three Sides: S3S It stands for “Surfaced Three Sides”, which, as used in Goosebay’s hardwood lumber descriptions, indicates that two faces have been planed, and one edge has been processed with a straight-line rip saw, rendering the edge straight and smooth.

Which is harder cherry or walnut?

The Janka hardness test that ranks the hardness of woods gives cherry a rating of 950, which is a little less than walnut. Walnut wood has a Janka hardness rating of 1010, pulling it out in front of cherry as the stronger wood of the two.

How can you tell if wood is cherry?

Cherry has a simple, fine, closed grain, much like that of maple. You can see the grain pattern pretty well in the Cherry Moon bed above. Fake “cherry” wood often has little or no grain pattern.

What is the largest lumber company in the US?

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd
Highest production of sawn wood in North America

Rank Company Production or Capacity [m3/yr]
1 West Fraser Timber Co Ltd 8460000
2 Canfor 6900000
3 Weyerhaeuser 6449000

Which US state produces the most lumber?

I have been gathering data for our new edition of Oregon Forest Facts & Figures 2017-18, and here are some of the ways I have found that Oregon is top in the nation. No other state produces as much softwood lumber as Oregon’s 5.2 billion board feet.

What does EE mean in lumber?

Wood Terms that Start with “E”

Lumber Glossary Term Definition
Eased Edges (EE) Slightly rounded surfacing on pieces of lumber to remove sharp corners. Lumber 4 inches or less in thickness is frequently shipped with eased edges unless otherwise specified.

What does KD mean in woodworking?

You’ll get less movement with kiln-dried (KD) or surface-dry (S-DRY) lumber, which has a moisture content between 16 and 19 percent. (KD-HT means the wood was also heat treated to kill pests, a requirement for imported lumber.)

What wood is closest to cherry?

Hardwood Substitute for Cherry?

  • Michael Dresdner: You’re in luck. Red Alder is substantially cheaper, cuts and sands easily, and has very similar grain and appearance to cherry.
  • Ellis Walentine: Maple and birch are the most common substitutes.
  • Lee Grindinger: Alder is frequently used to mimic cherry.