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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What is the difference between quarter sawn, rift sawn and plain sawn lumber?
[USPRwire, Wed Dec 12 2018] Quarter sawn flooring is preferred for its attractive straight grain pattern that enhances the aesthetics of the quarter sawn flooring as compared to other wooden floorings such as rift sawn or flat sawn.
[ClickPress, Wed Dec 12 2018] Quarter sawn flooring is preferred for its attractive straight grain pattern that enhances the aesthetics of the quarter sawn flooring as compared to other wooden floorings such as rift sawn or flat sawn.
Various defects are present depending on the grade and method of cutting: plain sawn, quarter sawn and rift sawn.
The Hardwood Manufacturers Assn., (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.
This "rift sawn" wood has straight grain on both the face and the edge of the board.
[USPRwire, Wed Dec 12 2018] The Rift Sawn Lumber Market is foreseen to witness modest growth on the back of its growing applications in furniture and flooring sectors.
Summary: Fact.MR's new report on the global rift sawn lumber market includes the most credible insights on the market dynamics