White Ash 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet of Lumber

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White Ash 4/4 Project Pack: 20 Board Feet

$174.00 /Pack

1-2 $174.00
3+ $156.60 /Pack (10% off)
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$0.00 West of Mississippi River
$20.00 East of Mississippi River
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hardwood lumber sizes
Ash lumber pack comes with an assortment of widths and lengths.
Here's what you can expect:
13/16" Thickness

Also known as 4/4, S2S.
Surfaced 2 sides (S2S) to 13/16" actual thickness. May still require you to flatten, plane, shape or sand your project parts to fit your project.

Learn more in our blog: "What Does 4/4 Mean in Lumber?"

4" to 10" Widths

This is the range of widths that are usually available in this pack.

  • Price shown is for a random selection of widths within this range
  • Special hand-selection is avaialble at an additional fee, please contact to inquire
  • Edges are rough sawn
  • Straight edge ripping service is available for a small fee

48" to 84" Lengths

Lengths will vary within this range.

A 20 board foot Project Pack is a great way to buy some lumber because they're simple and we stand behind them with our 100% satisfaction guarantee. A Project Pack includes a total of 20 board feet of our hand-picked lumber, and you'll get a fantastic assortment of widths (typically between 4'' and 10''), and lengths (between 4' and 8'). Purchase a Project Pack when you need enough wood to make a medium sized project like a coffee table or cabinet. As usual, all the lumber is surfaced on two sides (S2S), and kiln dried.

About Ash (Fraxinus americana)

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

map of where Ash tree grows
Ash is a domestic wood from North America

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.
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.

lumber random widths Random Widths
You will cut and/or glue to create the sizes you need
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Surfaced Smooth S2S
We buy rough sawn lumber and have it surfaced 2 sides (S2S) so you're ready to work
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber Kiln Dried
We stock kiln dried lumber and store it in a protected warehouse
rough sawn vs surfaced lumber 83%+ Clear
Unless stated otherwise, we stock Select & Better graded lumber that's at least 83% clear one side
lumber thickness Lumber Compared
Various lumber thickness as compared to one another
  1. Decide how much board footage you need
  2. Factor in enough to work with! You'll want to arrange grain patterns, sort color, fix mistakes, run test cuts, make finish samples, etc.
  3. Lumber comes in random widths and lengths. If you need special size considerations, please let us know by using the "Minimum Size Request" box in the order form or by confirming your needs by phone or email.
  4. Expect your final amount of footage to change slightly. Buying by the board foot is an exercise in estimation, therefore we don't know the precise amount of footage you'll receive (and be billed for) until we physically select the wood for your order.
  5. We want to get your order right! So we may need to contact you for clarification. Please use a good phone and email during checkout.

This is the unit of measurement for hardwood lumber when it's bought/sold in random widths and random lengths.

Board footage is a measurement of volume, and it's abbreviated Bd. Ft.

One board foot is equal to 144 cubic inches.

board foot formula

It's a fraction that refers to rough (RGH) sawn thickness of lumber, and it tells you approximately how many quarters of an inch make up the thickness.

Surfaced lumber is thinner because it started out as rough sawn but it's been planed smooth. Planing removes thickness.

Rough Sawn (RGH) Surfaced (S2S)
4/4 ~1" 13/16"
5/4 ~1-1/4" 1-1/16"
6/4 ~1-1/2" 1-5/16"
8/4 ~2" 1-13/16"
12/4 ~3" 2-13/16"

Unless otherwise specified, our lumber is "Surfaced 2 Sides" or S2S for short.

Check out our article if you want the full explanation.

If you can cut your own pieces to size, here's how we can help:

  1. Enter requirements into the order form where it says, "Minimum Size Request"
  2. Tell us what you want to acheive or make
  3. You will receive wood that can yeild what you need. (You will create the final size)
  4. We may need to contact you for clarification

You will cut and/or join your material to create the finished sizes you need. We'll pick out wood that will give you enough to do that. For this reason, the final amount of footage you receive in your order will be slightly different, and your final billed charge will be different.

If you want to only buy pieces of an exact size, that will be sold differently. Please contact us for a custom quote.

Sadly, wood cannot be 100% guaranteed to be clear on both sides all the time. Most of our lumber is graded "Select" and better, which means it's at minimum 83% clear on one side.
Hardwood grades explained

Customer Ratings & Reviews

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4.6
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5 (9)
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4.6
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1 (0)
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14 Total Reviews
September 4, 2018
5 out of 5
Good Stuff
Review by  Txtallman from South Texas
Great looking lumber, had straight line cut, great job. Every bit of lumber is/was usable, no knots very few flaws. Great lumber, great lumber.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 28, 2018
5 out of 5
White Ash Wood in 20BDFT
Review by  Dave from Texas
Excellent, Excellent. Could not have done better in the selection myself. Nice straight boards. Length was excellent. By the way----------the shipment was much earlier than expected!!
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 19, 2018
5 out of 5
White Ash
Review by  Wayne from WV
Good looking lumber.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 19, 2018
5 out of 5
White Ash
Review by  Wayne from WV
Good looking lumber.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
May 5, 2018
4 out of 5
White Ash 5:5
Review by  Wayne from WV
One large board was cracked about half way
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Recommended
December 28, 2017
4 out of 5
White Ash 4/4 Project Pack
Review by  Larry from CA
I received the wood in a reasonable amount of time. It was well packaged and in good condition. The selected boards were surfaced 3 sides as expected, and of very nice quality. Good grain figure, and a selection of usable sizes. I haven't used the wood in any projects, as yet, but so far I am very pleased with the experience and will definitely reorder from Woodworkers Source.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
14 Total Reviews
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