BOTANIC NAME: Fraxinus Americana.
COMMON NAMES: White Ash, American White Ash.
ORIGIN: North America.
DESCRIPTION: Density 660 Kg/m3 . The heartwood is a light to medium brown colour. Sapwood can be very wide, and tends to be a beige or light brown; not always clearly or sharply demarcated from heartwood. The grain is almost always straight and regular, though sometimes moderately curly or figured boards can be found.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Produces good results with hand or machine tools. Responds well to steam bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well. Dulling effect.
DRYING: Easy and fast drying.
USES: Musical instruments. Flooring, millwork, boxes/crates, baseball bats, and other turned objects such as tool handles.