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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Polyurethane glue can be helpful in certain situations, such as when you want to glue the end grain of a piece of wood to another piece of wood.
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.
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.
What's the best way to eliminate chipping out the corners when you're routing the end grain of a board?
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.
T&G Pembroke trolley PS250 from sainsburys.co.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 16.98 for 1ltr, B&Q).