Here's what to know about woodworking with this wood
CharacterQuite 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 RangeLight cream to light brown.
Other NamesAmerican ash, Ash, Biltmore ash, Biltmore white ash, Fresno, White ash
Some Typical UsesHandles, furniture, cabinets, interior joinery, sports equipment, baseball bats, auto bodies, and some musical instruments.
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 North America
3.58lbs /Bd. Ft.
1320Janka Rating (?)
0.67Specific Gravity (?)
Woodworking with Ash:
Ease of Finishing