Ash (White) is 105% as hard as Red Oak (1320 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
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Ash (White) has a strong and straight grain, with an occasional wavy pattern. The wood has a lustrous appearance and coarse texture.
Ash (White) demonstrates an average level of stability, similar to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
White Ash pollens can induce asthma, allergic rhinitis, and allergic conjunctivitis.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Ash (White) undergoes a medium degree of color change over time by ambering from a pale cream color when freshly sanded, to a more a straw tan color as it ages.
- Color Range
Ash (White) has a color range that can vary from blond cream to deeper tans and browns in the heartwood.