Ash (genus Fraxinus) is a hard, heavy, ring porous hardwood. It has a density of 42 lbs/ft3 (680 kg/m3). It has a prominent grain that resembles oak, and a white to light brown color. Ash is widely used for structural frames and steam bent furniture pieces. It is often less expensive than comparable hardwoods.
- Density: 42 lbs/ft3 (680 kg/m3)
- Found in range of color
- Comparatively cheaper to other harwood
- Uses: furniture making, structural frames, etc.