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Model Ash 2x6x6

Woodcraft Woodshop - Ash - 2" x 6" x 6"

$11.39

Ash (Fraxinus americana) has a light brown heartwood with almost all white sapwood. The wood has straight, coarse, open-pored grain of even texture. Ash can be worked effectively with sharp hand...

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Ash (Fraxinus americana) has a light brown heartwood with almost all white sapwood. The wood has straight, coarse, open-pored grain of even texture. Ash can be worked effectively with sharp hand tools and power tools with carbide cutters. Common uses for Ash include cabinets, chairs, flooring, food containers, tool handles and sporting implements. Ash is the preferred material for hockey sticks, polo mallets, traditional snowshoes, and the bats used in major league baseball.


Features:
  • Excellent bending properties and shock resistance
  • Durable, highly stable hard wood
  • Turns, glues and finishes well
  • Native to the USA

Specifications:
  • Thickness: 2"
  • Width: 6"
  • Length: 6"

What's Included:
  • (1) Ash - 2" x 6" x 6" Turning Stock (Bowl Blank)

Notes:
  • Wood is a product of nature, and as such, no two pieces are alike to start with, the same wood growing in different locales can vary greatly even though it is the exact same species.
  • Due to the nature of wood movement, shrinkage and expansion are possible. Please measure each piece carefully before starting any project.
  • Cut from quality, kiln-dried stock. The grain runs with the longest dimension.
  • Thin Stock is sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Carving and Turning Blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Plywood sizes are nominal, the dimensions are +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Larger blocks are sawn to +/- 1/4" of the listed size.
  • Smaller blocks are sawn to +/- 1/8" of the listed size.
  • Spindle stock, or stock that is 1-1/2" - 2" wide is sawn to +/-1/8" of the listed size.

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Ash

You may never have worked ash in the shop, but you’re sure to have had contact with the wood at some time—it’s the traditional material for the handles of hoes, rakes, shovels, and most other non-striking tools.

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