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Interior and Exterior Wood Spiral Stairs


White Ash Hardwood Option from Unique Spiral Stairs



The following is acceptable for interior use

White Ash

Sources
US & Canada
Other Names
American White Ash
Characteristics
A very strong wood of medium weight. The sapwood is white while the heartwood is almond to dark brown. It also has excellent bending properties.
Milling
Usually planes easily but can chip if knives are not sharp.
Shaping
Should make shallow cuts, as the grain can tear out.
Finishing
Will take all finishes well, but hard patches will not take a stain. When using outside preservatives are needed.
Key Uses
One of the most useful woods that can be used inside and out, from furniture to handles to sports equipment to boat building.
Comments
Cost of this wood is relatively low and stock is available in a wide variety of widths and thicknesses. But remember, this wood yellows in time.

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