Swamp Ash

(Fraxinus Nigra)

OTHER COMMON NAMES:  Ash, Light Ash, Southern Ash, Southern White Ash, Light Weight Ash, Guitar Ash, Soft Ash
Note: Northern White Ash (Hard Ash) is too heavy & dense to produce guitar grade tone wood.

 

BSR4J
Swamp Ash (Black Hardware)

BSR5M
Swamp Ash (Chrome Hardware)

Origin Southeast USA
Avg. Weight (@ 6-8% moisture) 3 Lbs per Bd. Ft.
Weight Classification Light
Where Used on Smith Basses Solid Body Wings (BSR only)
Tone Produced on Smith Basses Bright Punchy Tones
Stock Availability Attractive Grain (Non Figured)
Avg. Age of Wood in Stock 15 Years Acclaimed (Kiln & Air Dried)