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lacewood

A coarse-grained wood from Australia, pale pink to pinkish brown in color, moderately hard and heavy, with a lace-like figure; used for interior trim, paneling, and plywood.
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In Gain, this means returning, once again, to the "Riverton Mansion," home of the "Lacewood Historical Society" (50).
The larger species, Australian lacewood or silky oak (Cardwellia sublimis), has a consistent creamy color and a more consistent character.
"Thanks to the great level of interest we've received Lacewood Gardens is of?-cially our most popular development on record."
As Powers points out several times, one needn't work for Clare or even live in Lacewood to be affected by the sprawling corporation, which "keeps so many residences that it has no fixed place of abode" (253).
Maybe that's one reason I'm a sucker for eco-fictions, novels that take up the conflict my Vermont high school English teacher hustled over--man against nature--in favor of social and existential conflicts, as if man against others or woman against herself didn't eventually affect green mountains or Lacewood.
Lacewood has medium movement in service and good steam-bending properties.
Lacewood, silky oak, selena, Northern silky oak, Australian silky oak, European plane
8) he used different combinations of deep grey porphyry and specially treated Lauro Faia, a Brazilian lacewood. To illuminate each piece individually he employed a mixture of fibre-optic and incandescent lighting--the nose-bumping on the glass by visitors is in fact an indication of how successful he has been in dissolving the glass-case barriers.
An unusual, silver-tinted lacewood wall invokes a fabric appearance and will be lighted from below.
Such companies as Nelvana in Toronto, Cinar in Montreal, International Rocketship in Vancouver, and Crawley Films and Lacewood Productions in Ottawa became important players in the North American market place.
Lacewood is a personal favorite of Mike Ball, vice president of Woodgrain Doors, a division of Woodgrain Millwork Co.
When cut into quarters it makes a beautiful flake that's similar to lacewood. We are seeing it used in place of lacewood and platano.