porous wood

porous wood

Any hardwood having a structure which includes hollow tube-like cells called “pores” or “vessels.”
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That is the reason most flintlock rifles that have been skinned show black curl, which is the porous wood.
According to the brewers, the porous wood allows air to seep into the beer during secondary fermentation, and wild yeast and bacteria, including Brettanomyces and Lactobacillus also interact with the aging brew.
The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that decay fungi can be applied under controlled conditions as analytic tools for the exposure of the annual ring border in diffuse porous wood.
The casks are made from trees which grow in poor soil and shady conditions in Missouri, which the company claims produces highly porous wood to help the spirit extract more flavour during maturation.
Only after an intensive $70,000 remediation, including painting all interior surfaces, sealing all porous wood surfaces, and cleaning outdoor surfaces with lead-specific detergents, did levels improve.
Gantz described avodire as a porous wood, similar to mahogany but light creamy yellow to greenish, grayish gold.
If the soda ash has been soaking in barrels for a day or two, traces of it will have penetrated into the porous wood.
Since the soft, porous wood of pin cherry has no economic importance, the species is sometimes dismissed as a weed.
Not only does the original G Pro remain, but it also acts as a preservative and UV protector for the original painted area, and as a waterproofer for otherwise porous wood, brick, cement and even granite.
A smaller fire, then, in more concentrated form, might be obtained by dipping some porous wood in oil and setting it ablaze, thus forming a torch.
It consists of a minimum of seven wooden barrels up to a maximum of 20 barrels lined up in decreasing sizes with the largest and most porous wood first and the smallest and most dense wood last.
Spores of fungi added the forces of rot and decay into the soaked, porous wood.