Ash // Fraxinus americana

Ash lumber wood, Fraxinus americana lumber for woodworking
"This delightful wood needs your attention. Expect an awesome open grain with sweeping cathedral patterns and a nice near-white color that's consistent throughout. It's strong and durable - which is why you'll see it used in custom furniture, flooring, baseball bats, and also musical instruments."
 
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")
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