Understanding Figure In Wood
Understanding figure in wood is article about Lumber Materials bookmarked by vernon with ID 14200921335 was uploaded on 26-01-2019 and has been viewed 284,798 times.
Synopsis: Woodworking might be a lot easier if all wood were straight-grained, uniform, and easy to work.But it would be a lot less interesting.Highly figured wood offers a unique beauty and a challenge that few can resist.
What causes one tree to have uniform grain and the other to have a wild and beautiful fiddleback pattern? Tom Schrunk, who works extensively with exotic grain, gives a primer on figure — the types, the causes, and the challenges it presents.
This article includes definitions and origins of different figure types such as crotch, ray fleck, spalting, stump or butt, bird's eye, blister or quilt, burl, curly, tiger, fiddleback, mottled, bee's wing, pommele, plum pudding, and ribbon-stripe...