straight-grained


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Fancier-grained walnut blanks can be very expensive, especially bolt-action blanks, because they require relatively straight-grained wood through the area holding the barreled action, with the weaker, less-stable fancy figure in the buttstock.
A given tree will produce a lot more straight-grained blanks than blanks with fancy figure.
We had chosen to use American walnut across the whole library because of its strong characteristics like its straight-grained appearance and its durability, being highly resistant to heartwood decay.
It is faintly scented, straight-grained, medium, and fairly even textured.
Set aside straight-grained pieces for door frames and face frames.
The straight-grained, the knot-free rolled to the splitting
Naturelle offers designers and specifiers a matte velvety-feel and meets the demand for a soft dry-wax look, adding that perfect touch to modern, straight-grained woodgrain laminates.
As the illustrations show, shakes are cut from blocks of wood (shake bolts) split out of a whole trunk of cedar, sugar pine, redwood, fir or other straight-grained timber.
The stark white simple building, built with straight-grained old growth fir, is set amid farmland in the rolling hills between Creswell and Pleasant Hill.
Port Orford cedar was once the standard for wood arrow makers, but this lightweight, straight-grained wood is now in short supply so other woods have largely supplanted cedar.
It's done in Lancaster cherry, a very straight-grained cherry that almost looks like a mahogany," said Michael Franks, director of marketing services and strategic planning.
Others believe the name dates back to when the hard, straight-grained wood was cut into slender pins or pegs used to fasten the framework of buildings.
It's soft, straight-grained, matures with age and is cheap and easily found.
I made it using straight-grained mahogany, epoxy joints, and a linseed-oil finish for weatherproofing.