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Re: Waltonian Merchandiser identified

Postby badpenny » Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:33 pm

gameswat wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:35 am
………... striped oak like that does not grow in Aust .......

I was convinced you were going to say "on trees"

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Re: Alfred Leonard Walton of Blackpool

Postby pennymachines » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:33 pm

Also called figured, fiddleback or quartersawn oak. The terms are not entirely synonymous but the latter, of course, refers to the method of slicing the logs for structural stability and to show the grain to best decorative advantage.
Common terms relating to the figure of wood
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Re: Alfred Leonard Walton of Blackpool

Postby brigham » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:57 pm

Oliver Whales 'recycled' a lot of these in the '60s.


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