edge-grained

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

edge-grained
Descriptive of wood sawn so that the annual rings intersect the wide face at an angle of 45° or more.
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In a tour of their warehouse he shows some end-and edge-grained samples of more exotic species of cherry, teak, mahogany, iroko and jatoba into their product mix.
Flat grained lumber, although aesthetically pleasing to the eye, shrinks and swells to a greater extent than the edge-grained boards when exposed to the same variations in moisture content, making edge-grain boards much more likely to hold paint better than flat-grain boards.