White ash, also called American white ash (scientific name: Fraxinusamericana), has a heartwood of light to medium brown color. Sapwood tends to be wide and of a beige or light color. Its texture is medium to coarse similar to oak.
White ash is commonly found in eastern North America. It is perishable, not resistant to insects, and only slightly durable for decay.
Janka Hardness :
5,870 N (1,320 lbf)
Average Dried Weight :
675 kg/m3 (42 lbs/ft3)
Good results can be achieved with either hand tools or machine tools. White ash is good with glues and stains and finishes well. It responds well to steam bending.