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Across the grain


"Across the grain" is a book by Jean Ferris.

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Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Pyrotechnics (2012)

(and Related Subjects) by K.L. Kosanke, Barry T. Sturman, Robert M. Winokur, B.J. Kosanke

easier along the grain than it does across the grain. To some extent, this is shown below where the two along-grain tears are somewhat straighter than are the two cross-grain tears. (The direction of the grain is indicated ...

Google previewA Visual Dictionary of Architecture (2011)

by Francis D. K. Ching

end grain Wood grain resulting from a cutacross the grain. crosscut A cut made across the grain of wood. rip To saw wood in the direction ofthe grain. Also called ripsaw.

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis

Blocks for wood engraving are cut across the grain, but in nearly all other careful workmanship the end grain is avoided, and a perhaps excessive care is shown by modern carpenters and joiuers never to allow this end grain (that is to say, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering (Print) (2003)

by Dennis R. Heldman

The grain tank loading auger is often oriented transversely across the grain tank to help distribute grain, or diagonally to lift grain to the top and center of the tank. Grain is typically moved from the grain tank with a system of two or three augers.

Google previewThe engineer's and mechanic's encyclopaedia (1835)

As soon as the grain is put on, the softener should be passed lightly across the grain, in one ...

Google previewThe Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopaedia, Comprehending Practical Illustrations of the Machinery and Processes Employed in Every Description of Manufacture of the British Empire ... (1836)

by Luke Hebert

As soon as the grain is put on, the softener should be passed lightly across the grain, in one ...

Google previewAppleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Enginework, and Engineering (1869)

We may plane across the grain of hard mahogany and boxwood with comparative facility, as the fibres are packed so closely, like the loose leaves of a book when squeezed in a press, that they may b» vut in »D directions of the grain with ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

cross cutting sawing across the grain of timber, ...

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