Once thought to be a rosewood, Bubinga grows to a
towering 130 feet in height and is found in
the steamy jungles of Africa.
In the 1700's, this elegant and rich reddish
tropical wood was eagerly sought after by master
craftsmen who specialized in the making of
French Renaissance furniture.
In the 1800's American Black Cherry was used for
the paneling in Pullman carriages and railroad
cars that featured ornately decorated
interiors and plush upholstery.
According to historical records, in his golden years,
Daniel Boone preferred to sleep in a casket that he
personally handcrafted with Black Cherry.
Noted by today's craftsmen for it's excellent
and finishing qualities, American Black Cherry, with
it's warm tan and golden brown hues is
THE wood of choice by cabinet makers.
Mill stands eleven and a half inches in height.