rift sawn

quartersawn, rift-sawn

Descriptive of lumber sawn so that the growth rings intersect the wide face at an angle of 45° or greater. Also See edge-grained. (See illustration p. 784.)
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HMA) notes an increase in demand for rift sawn white oak cabinets.
Rift sawn wood is generally described as the log having been milled at an angle of between 45 degrees to 75 degrees.
Another 19th century building, gutted and reimagined over eight years by one of Chicago's top celebrity designers, showcases a chef kitchen with rift sawn white washed oak cabinetry that stands out in contrast to its high gloss lacquered walls.