TASMANIAN MOUNTAIN ASH

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MOUNTAIN ASH BURL
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Tasmanian Mountain Ash. Botanical Name: Eucalyptus Regnans.

Can be highly figured and Fiddleback, takes a stain well. Has warm and clear tones, great clarity like a cross between Mahogany and Maple. It’s use has been limited to the Australian builders, but it makes beautiful sounding backs and sides, and necks. beautiful to work with, very stable and very strong, as well as been lightweight. Excellent for drop tops and solid body guitars.

Density
(air dry) kg m³

Shrinkage

Sound velocity
(along grain) m s¹

MOE GPa
(10^6 lb/sq. in)

Dimension Unit Green to 12% MC
613
574-678
Tang. 0.35 13 5662 16
Rad. 0.25 6.5