Monthly Archives: March 2012

Physical and mechanical properties of ash

Physical and mechanical properties of ashProperties of wood that refers to hard and soft rocks.

Why, ash better than oak?

Among common domestic species of trees used in the manufacture of furniture the most known: spruce, pine, alder, beech, oak and ash. Maple, cherry, walnut, Apple used less often, due to a lower prevalence and the opportunity to obtain a high grade lumber.

On the basic mechanical properties – the hardness and density, the propensity to splitting from impact loads, the smooth surface of the wood in the process of grinding, all breeds are different. Continue reading