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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routine preventative maintenance of bridge and asphalt surfacing of gravel approachesThis project will lay 30mm of asphalt over the gravel approaches so that the do not pot hole and ar elevel with the bridge deck plus will perform the following preventative maintenance: timber end grain sealing, fungicide treatment to outside stringers, fungicide treatment to piles, termite inspection and treatment, clear and maintain expansion joints, pile banding as required.
The second is to seal up the end grain of the (top and bottom) plates, which helps prevent fast absorption and loss of moisture, which helps prevent or at least slow dimensional changes due to changes in temperature and humidity.
19 CHOPPING BOARD Tuscany large rectangular end grain board with finger groves in acacia, Artisanti, www.
Don't forget the surface that is usually in contact with the floor - the rough end grain is an ideal spot for eggs to be laid.
The end grain at the bottom of legs wicks up water like a thirsty sponge, providing a perfect home for the fungi that cause wood to rot.
Before cutting the prongs a grid with a mesh with of 5 mm was sprayed on the end grain (Figure 2).
The engraving has a "handmade," authentic quality, yet it is in fact one of countless reproductions, made possible first by Bewick's innovative use of the hard end grain of boxwood for engraving.
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.