Ash, White, Flat Cut
Latin name: Fraxinus americana, F. pennsylvanica, F. nigra
Common name(s): White Ash, Green or Red Ash, Black or Brown Ash
Sources: USA and Canada
Characteristics: Generally creamy sapwood with light tan to relatively brown heart wood. Typical grain pattern for righ porous wood with coarse early wood and smooth late wood. Figure may be present and can be intense.
Common cuts: Rotary, Plain sliced, Quarter sliced
Uses: Cabinetry, millwork, and molding.