Ash

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ash

Description

Ash is a hardwood and is hard, dense, tough and very strong but elastic, extensively used for making bows, tool handles, baseball bats, hurleys and other uses demanding high strength and resilience.

Common Uses

Flooring, millwork, boxes/crates, baseball bats, and other turned objects such as tool handles.

Appearance

The heartwood is a light to medium brown color. Sapwood can be very wide, and tends to be a beige or light brown; not always clearly or sharply demarcated from heartwood.

Workability

Produces good results with hand or machine tools. Responds well to steam bending. Glues, stains, and finishes well.

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