White Ash (or American White Ash) is a strong, straight-grained hardwood with a light appearance and coarse uniform texture. It is slightly harder than oak although not as durable, and can look very similar when stained (although oaks have much wider rays).

The timber is quite dense and mainly used for interior applications where the light brown and creamy white colourations look especially good with a simple clear finish.

It is among the least expensive utility hardwoods available.

Pricing

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Prices are per linear metre

Typical applications

Furniture, flooring, interior joinery, shop fitting, tool handles, guitar bodies

Durability

Non Durable

Working qualities

Easy to handle, White Ash produces good results with hand or machine tools and responds well to steam bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

Botanical name

Fraxinus americana

Origin

Eastern North America

White Ash


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