Ash lumber wood, Fraxinus americana lumber for woodworking

Ash // Fraxinus americana

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.
 
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.
Ash grows in North America
map of where Ash grows
Weight

3.58

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

1320

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

0.67

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


Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
$8.00 ea.
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Ash 4/4 Lumber
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Ash 4/4 Lumber
$6.99 /Board Feet
Ash 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, Choose Your Size On Sale
 
Ash 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, Choose Your Size
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Ash 8/4 Lumber
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Ash 8/4 Lumber
$7.49 /Board Feet
Ash 12/4 Lumber
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Ash 12/4 Lumber
$11.99 /Board Feet
Ash Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
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Ash Furniture Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 30"
$12.00 ea.
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Ash Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Ash Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 18"
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Ash Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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Ash Turning Squares: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4" x 12"
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Ash Cutting Board Strips
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Ash Cutting Board Strips
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Ash Thin Cutting Board Strips
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3/4" Ash Pre-Cut Lumber Pack, 4 Boards (Choose Your Size)
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3/4" Ash Pre-Cut Lumber Pack, 4 Boards (Choose Your Size)
$45.00 /Pack
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Ash 8/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, Choose Your Size
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Ash 8/4 Lumber Pack: 3 Boards, Choose Your Size
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Roasted Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
 
Roasted Ash Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Roasted Ash 4/4 Lumber Pack: 6 Boards, Choose Your Size On Sale
 
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Roasted Ash Thin Cutting Board Strips On Sale
 
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