Domestic Species Focus: Cherry Wood

With roots meandering as far back as the Colonial period of America’s history, the J. Gibson McIlvain Lumber enterprise can trace beginnings back to 1740, even before the American Revolution. Just in time for the urban sprawl of Philadelphia and westward expansion of our fledgling nation, Hugh McIlvain established a new lumber business on the […]

Cherry Wood Lumber

Cherry wood is one of the most famous species of wood used in the United States, and it has a long history of use in various applications. Traditionally, Cherry lumber was used by furniture makers to manufacture handcrafted masterpieces, and although its uses today have expanded, it still finds itself perhaps used most commonly in […]

Key Differences Between Cherry And Mahogany

Cherishing beautiful wood is not a new thing. Sculpture, furniture, and buildings constructed from high quality wood all over the world date back generations. Two such prized woods are Cherry and Mahogany. Many people have problems telling Cherry and Mahogany apart because of their many similarities, and it’s no wonder why: Both are dark reddish […]