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North American Ash

North American Ash

Janka Hardness 1320 (what's this? )
Ash is 105% as hard as Red Oak (1320 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Ash (North American)
  • Botanical Name
    Fraxinus americana
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
  • Origin
    North America
  • Description
    Ash features a bold, straight grain that's occasionally wavy, with an overall lustrous appearance.
  • Stability
    No information available at this time.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Ash will darken over time.
  • Color Range
    Ash sapwood color range is pale white, with a heartwood that is light tan to dark brown.

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