End grain

End grain

The face of a piece of timber exposed when the fibers are cut transversely; exposure of this surface to the elements eventually causes deterioration.

end grain

The wood grain that is exposed when a cut is made at right angles to the grain.
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Ed Baines The oak end grain boards made by woodandslate will feature at the Soho eaterie which head chef Ed Baines has had since 1996, along with his partner.
uk MADE from Hevea wood, this antique cream finish option has a natural end grain worktop with a large drawer and two slatted shelves.
When I'm installing a metal buttplate, I'll more often than not use bedding compound to both seal the end grain and provide a final, perfect fit for the plate.
If only small meters with integral pins are available, core readings can be obtained by cutting the wood and measuring the end grain.
They specialize in the fabrication of sandwich panels using Nomex Honeycomb, End Grain Balsa, and foam cores in sizes up to 5' x 10', in any range of thicknesses, with an assortment of edge closeouts and insert options.
Use a specialist product, such as Ronseal Decking End Grain Preserver (pounds 16.
Lowick site manager Darren Jenkins said: "The equipment we are installing here at Lowick will make a difference for local farmers, hauliers and the end grain consumers such as the brewers and maltsters.
Rainwater easily soaks into the unsealed end grain of the siding where it dissolves extractives in the wood (Figure 3).
It's also a good idea to use sealer on the end grain, to stop it being too absorbent, and on oily woods, as the sealer stops the resins in the wood from bleeding through.
Arnie continued with the development of this product in Australia and soon had a new composite material using a hardwood veneer bonded onto each side of end grain balsa.
As part of the weathering process, cracks and splits can appear on the end grain and, to a lesser extent, on the surface within a few weeks.