Ash (Fraxinus americana)
Heartwood is light tan to dark brown;sapwood is creamy white.
Similar to white oak but more yellow .
Grain: Bold, staright, moderately open grain with
occasional wavy figuring, and can have strong contract in grain in palinsawn
boards. Properties: Hardness: 1230% Janka
Table, 2% harder than Northern red oak Durability: Elastic, hard,
excellant shock resistance .