Latin name: Fraxinus mandschurica

Common name(s): Japanese Ash

Sources: Japan and Southeast Asia

Characteristics: Straw colored to medium brown heartwood much like North American Ash. Grain is generally straight but some curly figure could be present even as fine as fiddleback. Texture is coarse.

Common cuts: Plain sliced, Rotary cut

Uses: Architectural millwork, wall panels, fine furniture, high end cabinetry, specialty applications.

Availability: Reasonable to very good availability depending on level of specification

Price: $$