Botanical Name- (Fraxinus)
Ash is a light colored to pale beige and the heartwood can vary from brown to light brown to a pale yellow. The wood is generally straight grained with a course uniform texture. Ash has excellent strength, toughness, stiffness and hardness for its relative light weight.
Ash wood comes from several regional species within the Ash Family, such as:
- White Ash (Fraxinus Americana)
- Green Ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica)
- Pumpkin Ash (Fraxinus profunda)
- Carolina Ash (Fraxinus caroliniana)
All grow on bottomland sites throughout the southern coastal plains.
- All of our product has not been susceptible to the attack of the Asian green beetle - named the emerald ash borer - which has been a fierce enemy of the ash lumber produced in the northern and central areas of the United States.
- We offer kiln dried ash in 4/4 and 8/4 thicknesses in 6’ up to 16’ lengths, as well as various width sorts to meet customer’s needs.
Ash lumber is used in the production of furniture, doors, cabinetry, millwork, as well as sporting and tool equipment components. You can polish it to get an elegant look or use stains and glues to fulfill your finished desire. Ash machines and accepts stain well. It dries easily with minimal loss in value, and little movement in performance.
Here are a variety of common uses:
- Architectural interiors
- Kitchen cabinets
- Tool handles
- Sporting equipment