Encyclopedia of Wood (Art of Woodworking)

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Odoris so much resincanals, earlywood, latewood, reported poresandmedullary in freshlycut lumber, rays. Therela- (in hardtivediameter of vessels (in softwood) wood)or tracheids is necessary in choosing thetexture of thewood;the higher thesecells, thecoarser thewood. Thedistributionof pores withinthegrowthrings willalsotellyouwhether a hardwoodis ring-,diffuse-, semi-ringor semi-diffuse-porous. Whenviewing endgrain,choose an areaof normal growthrate,avoiding defectslike crossgrainandknots. Withsoftwoods, lookfor resin canals; theyareonlypresent in pine,spruce,larchandDouglas-fir.

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Alwayscut the veneerlargerthan the actualsizeneeded,allowingan overhang of aboutlz nchall thewayaround. The overhangis trimmed offlater. in the event you arepressingdown veneerthe traditionalway-with a veneerhammer-use hideglue,whichis reheatable. another way, whiteglueisyourbestchoice. Whicheveradhesive you employ,it will beeffective onlyifthe veneeris flat,clean and dry. Asshownin thissection,veneercan alsobe presseddown in a veneerpress. Newercommercialvacuumpresses characteristic a pump that sucksthe air out of a plasticbag that surroundsthe substrateandveneer,allowingatmospheric strain to carry theveneerin position.

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