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Ash (Botanical: Fraxinus americana)

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Ash By The Numbers:

3.58
lbs per board foot
Red Oak weighs 3.58 /BF
0.00% lighter than red oak
1320
Janka Hardness Rating (lbs-force) (?)
Red Oak is 1290
2.33% harder than red oak
0.67
Specific Gravity (?)
Red Oak is .64
4.69% more dense than red oak

Ash Compared to Red Oak:

General
Workability
Nice
Difficult




Wood
Texture
Fine
Coarse




Ease of
Finishing
Easy
Difficult




Video Tutorial on Ash

woodworking characteristics

Ash Wood Characteristics

Quite similar to Red Oak in appearance and many working properties. Excellent shock resistance. Straight-grained with moderately coarse texture. Glues, Stains, and finishes very well.
color of Ash

Color Range

Light cream to light brown.
other names for Ash

Other Names

American ash, Ash, Biltmore ash, Biltmore white ash, Fresno, White ash
uses for Ash

Some Typical Uses

Handles, furniture, cabinets, interior joinery, sports equipment, baseball bats, auto bodies, and some musical instruments.
the Ash tree

What's the Tree Like?

Reaches heights of 70-80 feet with a trunk diameter of 24-36''. Boles are often straight and clear of branches for 30-50 feet. The Ash tree grows in Eastern USA and Canada.
map of where this wood grows

Ash Lumber Products for Sale with Prices

$8.00 /ea.

Buy Ash Hardwood Sample

Ash Hardwood Sample
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$4.69 /Board Feet

Buy Ash 4/4 Lumber

Ash 4/4 Lumber
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  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. St ...
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$5.29 /Board Feet

Buy Ash 6/4 Lumber

Ash 6/4 Lumber
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  • 1-5/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two side ...
  • 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. St ...
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$6.29 /Board Feet

Buy Ash 8/4 Lumber

Ash 8/4 Lumber
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  • 1-13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sid ...
  • 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. St ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off for 100+ ...
$7.99 /Board Feet

Buy Ash 12/4 Lumber

Ash 12/4 Lumber
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  • 2-13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sid ...
  • 4''-10'' with the edges still rough. St ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off for 100+ ...
$83.00 /Pack

Buy Ash 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet

Ash 4/4 Craft Pack: 10 Board Feet
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  • A total of 10 board feet (or slightly mo ...
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  • 3''-8'', with rough edges. Straight lin ...
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$144.00 /Pack

Buy Ash 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

Ash 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet
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  • Project Packs contain 20 board feet (or ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Stra ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off 3+ Packs ...
$530.00 /Pack

Buy Ash 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet

Ash 4/4 PRO Pack: 100 Board Feet
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  • 100 board feet, and ships in approximate ...
  • 13/16'' thick, surfaced smooth two sides ...
  • 4''-10'' variety with rough edges. Strai ...
$35.30 /ea.

Buy Ash Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Ash Veneer 2 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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  • One sheet has 16 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 24'' wide, typically 4 to 6 individual s ...
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$70.60 /ea.

Buy Ash Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer

Ash Veneer 4 x 8 Sheet: Paper back veneer
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  • One sheet has 32 square feet ...
  • Aprox. 1/42''. The paper backing allows ...
  • 48'' wide, typically 8 to 12 individual ...
  • Quantity discount! 10% off 5+ ...
$8.00 /ea.

Buy Ash Turning Squares: 1-1/2'' x 1-1/2'' x 18''

Ash Turning Squares: 1-1/2'' x 1-1/2'' x 18''
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  • 1-1/2'' ...
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$37.50 /Roll

Buy Ash Wood Edge Tape:  13/16'' x 250' Roll

Ash Wood Edge Tape: 13/16'' x 250' Roll
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  • 1 roll has 250' ...
  • Nominal - wood edge banding uses veneer- ...
  • 13/16'' (for covering edges 3/4 or small ...
$9.99 /Roll

Buy Ash Wood Edge Tape:  7/8'' x 25' Roll

Ash Wood Edge Tape: 7/8'' x 25' Roll
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  • 1 roll has 25' ...
  • Nominal - wood edge banding uses veneer- ...
  • 7/8'' (for covering edges 3/4 or smaller ...
$22.99 /Roll

Buy Ash Wood Edge Tape:  2'' x 25' Roll

Ash Wood Edge Tape: 2'' x 25' Roll
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  • 1 roll has 25' ...
  • Nominal - wood edge banding uses veneer- ...
  • 2'' (for covering edges 1-3/4 or smaller ...