Scientific Name: Ailanthus altissima
Location: China
Dried Weight: 37lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 1,400lbf
Crushing Strength: 6,700lbf /in2


Ailanthus ranges in color from a pale yellow to a light brown. It has a similar appearance to ash. Ailanthus has an open, porous texture which gives off a decent natural lustre. The end-grain is ring-porous. This wood is easy to work with since it turns, glues, and finishes well.