Common Name: White and Black Ash
Scientific Name: Fraxinus Americana or Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
Origin: North America, throughout the Eastern, Central, and Southern parts of the U.S.
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Ash’s sapwood comes as creamy white, heartwood is brownish, so most boards will be white and brown.
Ash will work well with hand and power tools, even despite its hard and dense nature. Will hold nails and screws with great stability. Gluing can yield various results.
Ash wood is used to make wooden baseball bats, flooring, some furniture, and tool handles.
Because of the high price of genuine Teak, Iroko may be considered a lower-cost alternative. This wood is stable and durable, with an overall appearance that resembles Teak.