Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.

Why Choose Ash?
Ash exudes charm and sophistication with its naturally pale hue and enchanting open grain textures. Renowned among wood enthusiasts and artisans alike, it offers a winning combination of resilience, aesthetic appeal, and effortless workability, making it a prime selection for woodworking projects.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2" (≈ 1/2" approx)
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"


lbs /Bd. Ft.
Same as red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)


Janka Rating
2.33% harder than red oak (1290 psi)


Specific Gravity
4.69% more dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Good 3/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Coarse 7/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Ash tree grows

(Fraxinus americana)
Ash grows in North America

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color of Ash
Color Range
Light cream to light brown.
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.
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.
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August 22nd, 2021
Verified Buyer
Hobbyist Woodworker
Great samples
The samples showed up fast and served their purpose for my stain tests. Just FYI, these are hard ash and not swamp ash.
Familiarity: I've used it in several projects
June 6th, 2021
Verified Buyer
Ash sample
Ordered a small ash sample...had a guitar repair project where I just needed a very small piece of Ash to repair an existing guitar. The sample I received in the mail was delivered quickly and was a very good quality. On my next woodworking project when I do need some hardwood I will not hesitate to order from this company
February 6th, 2020
Verified Buyer
Fast shipping and good product
I needed a small piece of Ash to fill a tremolo cavity on my guitar I am building. This was exactly what I needed. Was shipped promptly and was a lifesaver. Thanks Woodworkers Source!
September 18th, 2018
Verified Buyer
Colorado Rocky Mountains
Enthusiast Woodworker
Ash Hardwood Sample
The Ash sample was fine. I used it to test dye stain , grain filler and poly finish prior to finishing an Ash guitar body.
February 27th, 2018
Verified Buyer
Perfect sample for my needs
I purchased this sample to test grain filling, dying, and finishing with a clear rub on poly before I attempted it on an expensive swamp ash bass guitar body. The sample was perfect for my needs.
March 27th, 2013
Stephen Gill
Providence Rhode Island United States
Fast and accurate service.
I needed a piece of ash to sample a stain match for bass guitar restoration. Woodworkers Service was fast with it's service and communication via email. I will be doing business with them in the future and recommending them to my friends, carpenters and contractors who work on my home. Keep up the good work.
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