Fraxinus excelsior (Scientific name) also called common Freixo is a medium-sized tree that can reach 25 meters in height.

Ash - Flexible wood from a curvy tree

Often curved and twisted, this tree standing shows the extraordinary flexibility of the wood itself. It has a pale color, with distinct rows of open pores that are uniform when she is dyed. Its good resistance to shock has made it popular for the manufacturing of cables of tools and sports equipment, but for that it is necessary to use the parts of rectum wire.

Hardness: Hard Weight: moderately heavy (700kg/m3)
Resistance: Good Drying and stability: Good, but you must make attention to the cracks at the top
Color: White

Type: hardwoods of the temperate zone.
Other names: Common Ash Tree
Alternatives: Cária (Carya species) oak roble (Quercus robur) ulmo from the Netherlands ( Ulmos hollandica or U. procera )
Origin: Europe
Texture: grossly open pore, but makes for a precise corner.
Wood grain: Straight
Degree of waste: Medium, depending on the direction of the wire
Widths of parts: Good
The thickness of the parts: Available in various thicknesses
Durability: Need preservatives for outdoor use, it is relatively resistant to insect attacks.
Application: Furniture manufacturing, flooring, interior woodwork and construction.

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