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American Ash Timber Cut to Size 

From 13.78 GBP inc VAT & Delivery

American Ash is known for being very easy to work with and readily available in several different thicknesses, making it a convenient, cost-effective choice for joinery. It is a pale, neutral timber great for painting and staining. Order cut to size American Ash smooth planed squared edge.

Location: Interior | Best for: Furniture, Woodturning, Staircases, Dividing Screens | Density: Medium | Good for painting: Yes | Alternatives: American Oak, Maple, American Poplar

 

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Cut to Size / Planed American Ash Timber 

American Ash is a strong wood with notable shock resistance. It is good for steam bending, and is predominantly used for interior furnishings, joinery, and sporting goods. Varying from a mellow white to a lighter shade of brown, this is a graceful timber which remains consistently popular.

Ordering ash planed timber will see you utilizing a practical piece of wood which machines well, is good for nailing, screwing, staining, and polishing. You will notice only a small amount of movement in performance.

The sapwood is almost white in colour and the heartwood varies from light brown to reddish-brown rather like European ash. but a little lighter in weight, about 670 kg/m³ when dried.

Ordering American Ash Timber

Ordering ash planed timber will see you utilizing a practical piece of wood which machines well, is good for nailing, screwing, staining, and polishing. You will notice only a small amount of movement in performance.

Frequently Asked Questions about American Ash Timber

What can this timber be used for?

American Ash Timber is mainly used for interior furniture and joinery, particularly where bending-strength is required. The colour of Ash boards will vary from a white appearance through to brown.

How strong and durable is this timber?

American Ash has good overall strength and has excellent shock resistance. American Ash is not durable and is non-resistant to heartwood decay. The sapwood is liable to powder post and common furniture beetle attack, the heartwood is moderately resistant to preservative treatment.

What are its physical properties?

American Ash machines well and is good for nailing, screwing and gluing. American Ash is great for steam bending and stains and polishes well.

What wood is good for interior joinery?

American Ash is great for interior joinery and a cost effective alternative to oak. It comes in wide boards and has a pale colour which works brilliantly for interior decor. Ash stair treads, Ash furniture, Ash shelving.

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American Ash Tips

Nearly half the price of oak

Comes in good thick sizes and wide boards

Fairly clear of knots compared to oak

Typical lengths at Timbersource around 2.7m and 3.7m 

Typical Thicknesses (mm) 25, 32, 38, 50, 65, 80, 100

Please note, our planing tolerance is 6mm in the thickness

Standard Delivery

Timbersource usually aims to dispatch orders within 5 working days for most requirements. We will endeavour to complete your order ahead of schedule.

Next Day / Same Working Day 

Click and Collect - next working day collection when you order by 12:00pm**
Delivery - Next working day delivery when you order by 12:00pm (please call +44 (0) 1373 469905 to ask if we can meet your timescale requirements) 
 

**Subject to Stock availability and excludes Saturdays, Sundays, Bank Holidays and Christmas Periods.

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