GoodWood furniture products are hard wearing, strong and beautiful. They are a warm blonde appearance available in most sizes and lengths which take stains and paints very well. With a high modulas of rapture of 110 MPa in clear sections, GoodWood Victorian Ash provides strong furniture components in small end sections. The timber is easily worked but also has natural strength and resistance to wear. It is suitable for sawing, planning, boring, rebating, mortising, turning, nailing, laminating, gluing and bending.

GoodWood Victorian Ash is PEFC certified and all of Australian Sustainable Hardwoods’ operations are proud to have achieved Chain of Custody (CoC) Certification under the Australian Forestry Standard (AFS).

Our ability to ultrasound scan each piece of timber ensures quality and our laminating/manufacturing facilities can create your base components for furniture such as laminated table tops, laminated legs, posts and set length components.

Property Unit of measurement Victorian Ash (standard grade)
Moisture Content % Target 10-12%
Density at 12% kg/M3 650 -680
Modulus or rapture (small clear samples) Mpa 110
Bending Strength Mpa 50
Modulas of Elasticity Gpa 16
Maximum Crushing Mpa 63
Shear Strength Mpa 4.3
Hardness (Janka) Seasoned kN 4.9
Impact resistance (IZOD) Joules 18-20
Strength Group
SD3 & SD4
S3 & S4
Joint Group

1. AS1720.1 – Timber structures – Design methods
2. AS1720.2 – Timber structures – design properties
3. K.R. Bootle, Wood in Australia, Types, Properties and Uses, Oct 2005.

GoodWood Victorian Ash Sawn size availability

mm 50 75 100 125 150 175 200 225 250 300
25 y y y y y y y
38 y y y y y y y y y y
50 y y y y y y y y y y

Note: Thicker and wider sections available in laminated form.


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