American White Ash COMMON APPLICATIONS VIEW MORE IMAGES (8) Cream - white colour with a course grain, ideal furniture timber especially when stained as it looks very similar to Oak. Graded for its white sapwood, but has darker olive coloured heartwood. GET A QUOTE Botanical Name: Faxinus americana Other Names: White Ash, American Ash Origin: North America OverviewBasic InfoTechnical General Seasoning: Dries well with little degrade. Working Qualities: Bending properties vary, but are normally very good. The wood is elastic, tough and strong relative to its weight, has good stiffness and hardness, very good shock resistance. Machines reasonably well. Good polishing and staining qualities. Uses: High-class joinery, boat interiors, musical instruments and striking tool handles. Price (1-10): 2 Availability Availability: Available ex-stock in Random Widths in 25, 40, and 50mm thicknesses. Stocked: Yes Grade Description: FAS: A North American grade for a board to provide 83.3% (10/12ths) clear cuttings of either 3" x 7' or 4" x 5'. This means that defects such as knots, splits, and wane are permitted, but in small quantities. Suitable for furniture and joinery. NHLA Grading Book (166 Pages) http://www.nhla.com/pdf/Rulebook.pdf AHEC Illustrated Grading Instruction Booklet http://www.ahec.org/hardwoods/pdfs/IllustratedGradingGuide.pdf Supply Primary Suppliers: Cole Hardwoods, Baillie Lumber Durability Durability In Ground: Perishable/Non Durable Durability Above Ground: Perishable/Non Durable Dimension Stability (1-10): 6 Cross Cutting (1-10): 7 Shaping & Sanding (1-10): 7 Gluing (1-10): 9 Planing & Moulding (1-10): 10 Density Density Air Dry: 670 kg/m3 Shrinkage Shrinkage Radial: 3 % Shrinkage Tangental: 4.5 % Stability Stability Kiln Dry: Reasonably stable Mechanical Properties Janka Hardness: 5.871 kN Modulus of Rupture: 103.425 MPa Modulus of Elasticity: 11.997 GPa Strength Group unseasoned: S4 Strength Group Seasoned: SD3 Comp Strength Parallel to Grain: 51.092 MPa Phone our sales team on (09) 620-0260 or Email us anytime, we'd be happy to help.