Ash wood has a big difference between the spring and summer growth producing grainy patterns. On this Armchair the light grey stain finish helps to show the attractive patterns. Ash is a very hard wearing unfussy material.
The Alde Valley Spring Festival 23rd April – 22nd May www.aldevalleyspringfestival.co.uk
The Weird & Wonderful Wood Fair 14th & 15th May http://www.weirdandwonderfulwood.co.uk
Norfolk Show Woodland Area 29th & 30th June
Sweet Chestnut. Half lap joints on table top.
Coppiced wood is used for chair making and to make the under-frame of the table. The table top is made from mature Ash sawn and seasoned in planks. English Ash usually gets brown streaks in it as the tree gets older.