Sen Japanese Ash,

Sen Japanese Ash,

Trade Name

Japanese Ash, Sen

Similar Woods

Ash

Origin

Japan, China

Range

Japan, Korea and various parts of China, but only veneer quality is imported to Europe and exclusively from japan. Best known growing area for high quality veneer logs is Hokkaido in Northern japan. It is only possible to import Sen to Europe when debarked and as flitches i.e. as already sawn hay logs.

Uses

Used exclusivebr as veneer for bedroom furniture and mass produced panels in Europe, Sen is seldom used for decorative interiors. In japan, however; Sen is considered to be an allround wood species and is used for almost all purposes.

Colour

Beige / Light Brown