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White ash is the most common and the largest ash in North America. The principal uses of ash wood are furniture, handles, motor-vehicle parts, barrels and crates, sporting and athletic goods, railroad ties, veneer, and fuel. Strong & shock-resistant, it is used to make oars, pool cues, baseball bats & is the wood of choice for garden tool handles. It has a coarse texture and light brown heartwood and almost white sapwood. Found in Canada & USA.