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edge-grained, comb-grained, quartersawn, rift-grained, vertical-grained

Descriptive of wood sawn so that the annual rings intersect the wide face at an angle of 45° or more.

quartersawn, rift-sawn

Descriptive of lumber sawn so that the growth rings intersect the wide face at an angle of 45° or greater. Also See edge-grained. (See illustration p. 784.)
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For each adhesive, six wood triangular sections were used to produce three adhesive-laminated quartersawn billets.
market traditionally prefers rift and quartersawn lumber and veneer from English brown oak.
Experts recommend a reduced cutting angle when planing or moulding quartersawn material.
In each case, the wood was straight-grained, free of defects, and flat- to quartersawn.
This severe, rectilinear furniture of solid, quartersawn white oak was quickly embraced by segments of society who viewed it as visionary and reformist.
Radially cut specimens were taken from the flatsawn boards and tangentially cut specimens were taken from quartersawn boards (Fig.
The Master grade refers to a tonewood board containing more than 95 percent quartersawn material, no defects, no spiral grain, even grain lines, white color, good stiffness, no compression wood, and no dark growth lines.
Past research has shown that in drying of radiata pine lumber, the quartersawn pieces need longer drying time than the flatsawn pieces.
There is no agreement as to whether flatsawn or quartersawn wood bends better.
No significant differences were observed between flatsawn and quartersawn boards.
However, practical experience indicates that differences exist between flatsawn and quartersawn lumber drying.
Three quartersawn boards close to the pith were selected from each log.