(EN) – Lumber Characteristics | Ledyard Sawmill

Orientation of Saw Cut Determines Appearance of Lumber

A log of uniform diameter is more or less composed of a series of nested cylinders which can be seen at the end of the log as annual growth rings. Depending on where the saw passes through a log, the grain pattern on the broad face of the resulting boards will vary because some cylinders will be cut longitudinally in half while others may have …

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