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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Various defects are present depending on the grade and method of cutting: plain sawn, quarter sawn and rift sawn.
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.