close-grained


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close-grained

[′klōs ‚grānd]
(materials)
Consisting of fine, closely spaced particles, crystals, or other elements.

narrow-ringed, close-grained, close-grown, fine-grained, slow-grown

Descriptive of wood having narrow annual rings.
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The wood is tough and close-grained but checks badly.
Its wood is close-grained and similar to locust, and its primary assets are its strength and resilience - features which led to its early use by local Indians.
The company decided to adapt and use native New England close-grained ash, and thus the Ashcraft Group was born," Kennedy wrote.
Wood from pecan is close-grained hard, heavy and strong.
For close-grained woods, we will run the coater indirect.
Wood is imported from the United States, and frames are constructed from solid, kiln-dried close-grained, grade one hardwoods.
s Selectorama of woods describes makore as "somewhat similar to a close-grained mahogany but with dark red growth lines and smaller pores as found in cherry.
However, healthy specimens of American beech yield a hard, heavy close-grained wood that is quite attractive in veneer and lumber form.