Ash Hardwood for Floors
General Description: Ash hardwood belongs to the olive family, although its only
fruit is a dart-like winged seed. A Norwegian mythology refers to Ash hardwood as "the
mighty tree that supports the heavens." There are several species of American Ash
hardwood for eg, black, brown, and white. It is used extensively in the making of quality
Color: Ash hardwood for floors are nearly pure lustrous white, ranging through
cream to very light brown.
Grain: Ash hardwood for floors have an attractive, usually straight, moderately
open, prominent grain with a coarse uniform texture.
Characteristics: Ash hardwood for floors are heavy, hard, very good overall
strength, excellent shock resistance and good tensile strength.
Finishing: Because of its large pores ash hardwood is seldom stained but takes all
other finishes very well when used for floors.
Working Properties: Ash hardwood for floors machines well, is good for nailing,
screwing and gluing, and can be stained to a very good finish. The hardwood dries
fairly easily with minimal degrade, with little difference in performance.
Main Uses: In addition to a common use in flooring, ash hardwood is used in the
making of anything from furniture to sporting goods.
Overview: Ash hardwood for flooring has the versatility which makes it among the
most easy to work with among hardwood species.
Did You Know? Ash hardwood was once the preferred wood for making tennis
racquets, proving its dutrability.