Ash wood machines, screws, nails and glues well. The wood also takes stain, sands and dries quite easily. The wood has low distortion when kiln dried.
Physical properties: Ash lumber has a very good compressive strength, which is in direct ratio to the wood weight, excellent shock resistance and good characteristics for steam-bending.
Kiln dried ash lumber has the moisture content of 8 - 12°C.
- Dimensions of kiln dried ash lumber:
+ Thickness: 8/4 = 50.8mm
+ Width: from 70mm to 300mm
+ Length: from 4 feet (1.2m) to 16 feet (4.8m)
- Packaging of kiln dried ash lumber:
+ Short bundle: 4 → 6 feet
+ Long bundle: 10 → 16feet
Durability: The heartwood is not resistant to decay. The sapwood is susceptible to normal woodworms. Preservative cannot be applied for heartwood but works quite well for the sapwood.
Main uses: joinery, flooring, carving, interior trims, doors, kitchen cabinets, panels, tool handles, sport items, turnery, etc.
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