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Silky Ash

Silky Ash

Janka Hardness 1460 (what's this? )
Ash (Silky) is 116% as hard as Red Oak (1460 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak)
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Ash (Silky)
  • Botanical Name
    Couratari, spp
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
  • Origin
    South America , Central America
  • Description
    Ash (Silky) has a medium-grain with a low-to-high luster, straight or uniformly interlocked graining, and a medium texture.
  • Stability
    Ash (Silky) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    No information available at this time
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Ash (Silky) exhibits a medium degree of color change as this wood ages to a slightly darker tan color over time.
  • Color Range
    Ash (Silky) color range is from light straw yellow to medium brown.

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