Materials & Processes • Ash

PROPERTIES

solid
durable
flexible

 

SUPPLIER

Heinrich Wehmeyer GmbH & Co. KG
Freiherr-von-Twickel-Stra├če 11
48329 Havixbeck

www.wehmeyer.de

ASH

We use ash because it is a very hard, solid and yet flexible wood. For this reason sleighs and gymnastics equipment is manufactured from this material even today.

The wood is light in colour and has a distinctive grain; the growth rings are clearly visible. Due to the light colour you can stain the wood very well.

The common ash is native to Europe. With a height of up to 40 metres it ranks among the tallest foliage trees on the continent. Ash is counted among the fine woods due to its high quality and is one of the most important types of central European timber after beech and oak. We use ash from Germany which is supplied by Heinrich Wehmeyer GmbH & Co. KG in Havixbeck.