Just having some fun with the tier lists everybody seems to be doing these days!
SculptyWorks (Jun 23, 2020)
I agree that cherry is a fine wood and it's often overlooked because there's little figure in it and the grain is mostly uniform. I knew of a banjo that was the best sounding one I've ever heard which went unsold for nearly a year because (I think) it lacked the dramatic appearance of figured maple.
If you can't make it precise make it adjustable.
There's also several varieties of 'cherry'. I've put together things with black cherry (Prunus serotina) but haven't done much carving on it.
One of my grandfathers' hobbies was beekeeping, and he made the beehives out of Jatoba, aka. Brazilian Cherry (Hymenaea courbaril) - those were the fanciest beehives EVER! - and I helped put together a bunch of them but never did much actual carving on the wood.
From what little I've done with black cherry, I'd have put it probably on B, it's a good wood and very durable. Might have bumped it to A if through enough experience I fell in love with it. Brazilian Cherry I distinctly remember being very hard and splitting very easily when nailing it so it would go on B or C.
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