straight-grained


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straight-grained

1. Descriptive of wood in which the grain is more or less parallel to the sawn edges.
2. Descriptive of quarter-sawn lumber in which the grain appears as straight lines.
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Mahogany is straight-grained, reddish brown wood that is classified as durable and is resistant to fungus.
The wood is straight-grained, easy to work but is not considered to be resistant to decay.
Chestnut was strong, straight-grained and lighter than oak or maple.
The strips in vertical-grained panels are glued face to face to produce an even, straight-grained look.
Prices range from around $100 for very good, straight-grained "working rifle" blanks to $1,500 for fancy grades.
In a standing tree that has straight-grained wood, the fibers will be oriented parallel to the long axis of the stem.
In the wintertime, I split a 3-foot, straight-grained section and leave it to dry by the woodstove.
Stocked in age-darkened, straight-grained walnut, it has a pistol-grip butt and rounded fore-end, both moderately checkered.
The straight-grained, fine-textured wood is hard and strong.
An abundant, environmentally friendly, straight-grained textured hardwood, poplar has challenged cabinet and furniture manufacturers to perfect sanding and finishing processes to produce a high-quality product.
Flakeboard's Medina, a heavy surface texture, gives a distinctive, realistic appearance and touch to its linear woodgrain collection, says the company, and complements its collection of straight-grained designs.