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soft wood

[′sȯft ′wu̇d]
(materials)
Wood from a coniferous tree.
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*It has combustion chamber (fired by soft wood) built into the centre of the bottom of the L-shaped wall with an area of 32sqm, a height of 8m, a width of 2.8m wide and a perpendicular wing face 1.5m wide.
In contrast to traditional timberframed buildings, the structures will use seasoned soft wood.
It is basically a Kashmiri art involving use of paper, rags or soft wood as the raw material.
These include cutting, pounding and grinding of non-woody plants; graving, drilling, scraping and sawing of soft wood; drilling shell and cutting and piercing soft elastic material such as skin.
The 550mm eightpoint blade gives a medium cut for sawing across or with the grain in soft wood. Soft-grip handle is fairly comfortable.
The Lin case was one of the largest animal surrenders in the history of the organization, and the cost of animal feed and soft wood chips for the ducks and chickens runs around $500 a week, according to the MSPCA.
They enjoy tax concession and a good supply of shellac and soft wood."
Cellulosic fibers and flours in hard and soft wood grades.
A small tool for punching holes in leather or soft wood.--
They used the firm boughs as bedding and burned its soft wood during the cold winters synonymous with subalpine fir country.
The disaster is not the loss of our young people, which is terrible or the depopulation, which makes it difficult to run cost-effective municipalities, nor is it the debilitating impact of the soft wood lumber fight, or the crippling cost of energy.
"Clients get excited about it because we can treat their existing soft wood without costly 'surgery' to remove and replace it, while clients and carpenters love the fact that it's nontoxic to humans, cats, and dogs."