Ash is a traditional domestic hardwood that is versatile and is used for almost any project. It is light in color and has a coarse grain similar to Oak. Ash is known as the lumber of choice for Baseball bats.
The heartwood is a light to medium brown color. Sapwood can be very wide, and tends to be a beige or light brown; not always clearly or sharply demarcated from heartwood.
Grain & Texture
Has a medium to coarse texture similar to oak. The grain is almost always straight and regular, though sometimes moderately curly or figured boards can be found.