Scientific name: Fraxinus Americana

Grown mostly in Eastern North America, the heartwood tends to have light to medium brownish. Color of sapwood takes a lighter beige brown. Worth nothing that sapwood and heartwood can sometimes be intertwined Grain is usually straight with occasional figured boards.

Working Properties

Generally works well with hand and machine tools. Also glues, finishes and stains well.

Rot resistance

Not considerable durable with regards to decay or insect and termite attacks.