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.
Quarter cut get a shining striped veneer with a simple outer aspect by cutting log in quarters.
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 darker cold color throughout the whole veneer thickness.
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 in kitchen or offices for example, getting an elegant aspect, mixed with a quite warm felling that only wood can provide.
It is a natural tone (avellana), so natural character of veneer is always present, joined to a rough surface that will turn on a very home-loving and quite old sensation around the environment you are working in. Avellana tone concretely is available in tree different tones.