American White Oak
American Ash FAS grade
Generally supplied between 10 – 14% moisture content.
All boards have had all wane machined off.
100mm and wider up to about 400mm supplied random width (250mm and wider boards are stocked in larger quantities).
From stock – 26, 32, 38, 51, 65 & 76mm
From 2 metres and longer up to about 4.9 metres.
Colour of heartwood varies from pale Yellow-Brown to biscuit with a Pinkish tint, sapwood is nearly white. Straight grained, medium to coarse texture
- Interior joinery
- Kitchen cabinets
- Skirting & Architrave
- Good for machining but has a tendency to chip and split
- Pre bore for nails and screws
- Good steam bending
- Glues statisfactorily
- Glues well
- Moderate movement in service
- Hard, heavy and strong
- Medium bending & crushing strength
- Low stiffness