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Ash

  • ash hardwood flooring, Brooklyn, New York

For pricing call 718-633-4300

Top portion is finished with water-base finish; bottom with oil-based finish.

Appearance

Color: Heartwood is light tan to dark brown; sapwood is creamy white. Similar in appearance to white oak, but frequently more yellow.

Grain: Bold, straight, moderately open grain with occasional wavy figuring. Can have strong contrast in grain in plainsawn boards.

Variations Within Species And Grades: Sometimes confused with hickory; the zone of large pores is more distinctive in ash, similar to that of red oak.

Available Thickness:

  • Strip flooring is less than 3″ wide, and creates a linear effect in a room. It generally is considered “traditional” wood flooring.
    Available in 1″, 1¾”, 1½”, 1⅓”, 2″, 2¼”, 2½”, 2¾”
  • Plank flooring is greater than 3″ wide. It is linear, like strip flooring, and evokes a casual look.
    Available in 3″ or 3¼”, 4″ or 4¼”, 5″ of 5¼”, 6″ or 6¼”, 7″

Available Grades:

  • No. 1 Common has a varied appearance, light and dark colors, knots, mineral streaks and wormholes.
  • No. 2 Common is rustic in appearance and emphasizes all wood characteristics of the species.
  • Clear wood has minimal character marks and a uniform color and appearance.
  • Select wood has natural color variations and includes knots, mineral streaks, and other natural characteristics.

Available Cuts:

  • Plainsawn is the most common cut. Characteristics include a varied grain appearance.
  • Quartersawn is more expensive than plainsawn. Characteristics include a uniform grain appearance with ray flecks. Ray flecks give the wood a shimmering flake effect.
  • Riftsawn is more expensive than plainsawn. Characteristics are similar to quartersawn without the ray flecks.
  • Livesawn is a combination of plainsawn, quartersawn and riftsawn.

Available Styles:

  • Strip flooring is less than 3″ wide, and creates a linear effect in a room. It generally is considered “traditional” wood flooring.
  • Plank flooring is greater than 3″ wide. It is linear, like strip flooring, and evokes a casual look.
  • Parquet flooring can vary in size and generates a geometric, non-linear look. It can be simple or complex in design.
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