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.

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


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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


Eastern North America

White Ash

See also → White Ash hardwood page

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