Choose ash wood slabs for an attractive grain pattern.
Ash wood slabs are known for their durability, strength and attractive grain patterns. Ash is a great choice for making furniture, dining tables, coffee tables, countertops, shelves, flooring, cabinetry, sports equipment and tool handles, due to its ability to withstand heavy use and its natural resistance to decay.
Our ash wood planks are carefully selected for their premium quality and unique character. Each piece is totally different, featuring the natural variations in grain patterns that make ash wood slabs so desirable. We stock a great range of ash wood live edge timber in our online shop.
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Tree trunks make things of beauty
We recommend ash wood slabs where a strong and resilient wood is needed, because it has a good strength-to-weight ratio, and ash wood it sturdy and durable. It typically has a straight and consistent grain pattern, making ash wood planks easier to work with. It also has good steam bending properties, making ash suitable for projects that involve curved or bent wood elements.
Because ash wood is relatively light in colour, it is suitable for a variety of finishing options. Ash is generally easy to work with using both hand and machine tools, making it a favourite among woodworkers, furniture makers, DIY enthusiasts and interior designers.
Ash wood naturally tends to resist warping or shrinking when exposed to changes in moisture levels. However, all our ash wood slabs are kiln-dried to ensure stability and further reduce the risk of warping, cracking or splitting.
Every piece is unique
Ash wood live edge wood slabs are unique pieces of timber that retain their natural, untrimmed edge that follows the contour of the tree. The rustic and natural appearance of live edge wood from ash trees is ideal for making furniture and for decorative applications.
The term “live edge” is when the wood is left in its “live” or natural state, rather than being cut straight or squared off. As a result of this, live edges often vary in thickness, and contain bark remnants and knots that showcase the uniqueness of each tree. This makes each piece created using ash wood live edge one-of-a-kind.
For a list of the uses and characteristics of ash wood, please refer to our Timber Species Guide. Also available as a downloadable PDF.
If you are looking to create visually striking pieces that celebrate the organic and irregular shapes found in ash wood slabs, visit our online shop.Shop Ash Timber Species Guide