White Ash

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Species: White Ash

Common Names/Species: American ash, Ash, Biltmore ash, Biltmore white ash, Fresno, White ash

Scientific Name: Fraxinus americana

Description: Considered rather similar to Red Oak in appearance and many working properties. Excellent shock resistance. Straight-grained with moderately coarse texture. Glues, Stains, and finishes well.

Common uses: Furniture, cabinets interior joinery, sports equipment, baseball bats.

Sources: Eastern United States

Size/Form: ash

lbs/BF (dry): 3.42

Hardness: Hard

Decay resistance: Slightly or nonresistant

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