Finish - oil and wax. It's classic and super durable. No polyurethane or epoxy of plastic appearance that can scratch. Spinny thing on background- 16 inches commercial grade aluminum bearing. Sheen- martin, certainly not seriously charmed so.If you need a size, shape, color, etc. I'm happy to help you. Disclaimer - when you receive this, it will be lighter than the image.
The cherry will react naturally with ultraviolet rays (light of the sun) and in a short time, the newly cut wood will take a deeper color. If you want to speed up the process, simply put it in a window or in the sun for a few hours each day until it is the color you like.