Ash bark has some very distinctive lichens especially where it is not in shady woodland. This Ash is very fast grown, producing dense timber with high strength, but also greater shrinkage when drying. It was planted 20 years ago near Debenham.
Special order of 6 red No.1 chairs
This Ash chair is possibly going to be for a book shop with a children’s section. It is also strong enough for an adult to stand on. It has 5 grown bends and 2 steam bent parts.
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.