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Name : American Ash

Scientific Name : Fraxinus American



Price :

25.4mm R21 000.00 excl.
38.10mm    

R23 000.00 excl.

50.80mm R23 000.00 excl.
   


Distribution :

Eastern North America from Nova Scotia west to Minnesota, south to northern Florida and southwest to eastern Texas.



The Tree :

American Ash trees reach a height of 24 meters and a width of 13.5 meters when fully matured. The trees are easy to plant and cultivate. American Ash is a forest tree that commonly occurs alongside Maple. The tree has a mast crop every 11 years.



The Timber :

The heartwood is a light brown colour,   thou darker shades can also be seen.   It has a straight and regular grain although sometimes moderately curly or figured boards can be found.   The timber produces good results with hand or machine tools and responds well to steam bending.   It glues,   stains and finishes well and nails with ease.   It is excellent for turning.



Uses :

Furniture, flooring, doors, architectural interiors,   high end joinery and mouldings.   It has also become popular in the construction of electric guitars.   It is an attractive and versatile timber for a vast range of interior applications.



Density :

675kg/m3

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