|Trade Names:||European Ash, White Ash Burl|
|Similar Woods:||Myrtle Burl|
|Origin:||Europe, but generally restricted to Western Europe|
|Range:||The Ash Burl is a trunk burl, i.e. the burl forms in the trunk and not in the root. Generally it is a matterof freestanding or small groups of trees on which a lot more branches have developed due to external influences.
This, together with the ever changing direction in growth and continuous over-growing, results in the final burl.
|Uses:||High quality architectural woodwork as well as high quality produced furniture, widely used in the USA and theFar East.|
|Properties:||Completely sound, large dimensioned, full burl logs are very rare. Frequently either small black knots are foundin the burl or more of a cluster type, i.e. the burl zones are spread over the surface and are linked with each
other through wild textures.
|Machining:||Ash can be worked easily and well with all tools.Coarse grown logs tend to split at their planed edges.
Very smooth surfaces are produced.
|Seasoning:||The drying operation should be carried out at moderate temperatures and not too hurriedly. There is only aslight tendency to warp. Surface checking very seldomly occurs .|
|Finishing:||Ash is suitable for all kinds of surface treatments and colored stains are in particular. Their use presents noproblems.|
|Jointing:||Glue is taken well by Ash and produces very durable joints.Pre-drilled screw joints hold well.|
Ash white burl
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