End grain

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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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The team opted to install the wood mosaic pieces as side-grain instead of end-grain because they say this approach would result in a stronger product and would be less likely to warp over time.
Stainless steel counters with a raised marine edge prevent spills from reaching the end-grain wood floor, lighting, Schoo/house Electric.
After gluing the end-grain pieces, do the same thing with the long-grain pieces.
Each spiral is made from American White Oak and spiral cut to maximize end-grain exposure, which in turn minimizes aging time.
Schorn & Groh razor thin veneer trimmed from the end-grain wood (hence the name butt cut) is produced by matching hundreds of small veneer leaves.
Fresh flooring constructed from regional solid, end-grain Douglas Fir, a sustainable and durable product sourced from the Oregon Lumber Company
MANUFACTURERS are being sought to take forward a pioneering project to develop a new flooring system that converts low value, sustainable Welsh hardwood and softwood into high value end-grain floor tiles.
This reversible end-grain walnut butcher block cutting board is new from the Canadian husband-wife team of OnOurTable.
Ackerie's boat, built from carbon fibre and Kevlar composite materials with an end-grain balsa core, will weigh only 23 tonnes when launched.
And Coed Cymru is pioneering laminated timber and end-grain products like floor tiling that can be manufactured from woodland thinnings.