Ash is found all around Europe, including British Islands, North Africa and East Asia. It has a steady forest area and steady export too.
The wood color is white pearled, that sometimes can become rosy. Ash structure is well defined by its clearly demarcated rings. Its grain texture is severely striped or patterned. Its unprocessed natural color is of a shining yellowish white.
Ash wood is hard and steady and it has excellent resistance properties. The surface treatment requires a lot of technical expertise and knowledge.
Due to this, Ash is among the favourite woods in furniture making. As for interiors decorations it is mainly used for large-surfaced walls and ceiling coverings, as well as for built-in furniture.
Unexpected dull power.
Crown cut shows us the first bundles from a log because it is sliced over the heart. That produces the so-called cathedral structure, so much sought after in crown cut bundles and that raises its natural essence.
The stripped veneer changes are more visible as a result of our dying process, that increase this optic effect, that is why it is often used by designers or architect, getting an elegant aspect, mixed with a quite warm felling that only wood can provide.
Ash produces a clear veneer that allows dyed finishing successfully, reason why you will have an optimal and intriguing result. In this case, we have a dyed veneer, that cause a change in colour towards a deep dark tone throughout the whole veneer thickness.
Azabache finishing has a strong appearance in the environment where it is placed. It is a sophisticated and elegant look, that provides a darkand strong aspect in the spaces you are working with.
So it has a powerful look by itself, but combined with another dying tones, with another kind of veneers or with different treatments, and also, with different wood species, can give you unexpected and very interesting results.