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