continuous block core, edge-glued core, stave core
A solid core consisting of blocks of wood which are bonded together and sanded to a smooth uniform thickness; used in wood doors, panels, etc.
lumber core, stave core
Wood core consisting of narrow strips of lumber edge-glued together; usually held in place by veneer which is glued to both faces with the grain of the veneer at 90° to that in the core.
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