raised grain

raised grain

1. In dressed softwood lumber, surfaces in which the hard summerwood is raised above the soft springwood.
2. In hardwoods, fibers protruding above the normal surface; usually caused by wetting.
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EXPERTS RECOMMEND CUTTING TOOLS BE KEPT SHARP TO AVOID PROBLEMS OF RAISED GRAIN.
The Great Lie by Myrrha Stanford-Smith Kit Marlowe was stabbing at the raised grain of the table with a ruined quill, his papers pushed to one side.
Lightly sand the first coat of varnish (when completely dry) to remove any debris and raised grain.
Some folks raised hackles and some folks raised grain.
A rating of 2 indicated that some areas of the block had been affected by fungal growth and showed small areas of raised grain.
The couple had two children, Lloyd and Lola, and raised grain, hay, beef, dairy cattle, chickens and sheep.
His parents raised grain and livestock on a 65-hectare farm 80 kilometers outside of town.
If the raised grain is severe, it can cause cracks in paint, particularly in oil-based paints.
The mildly abrasive surface helps knock down raised grain.
At the same time, however, the high court confirmed the constitutionality of the Shiga prefectural government's payment of 600,000 yen to farmers who raised grain to be offered for the rite.
He had cattle, sheep, hogs, horses and raised grain.
In addition, the Forest Service concluded that yellow-poplar siding holds a finish better than Douglas-fir and does not develop raised grain as Douglas-fir sometimes does.