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Raised Grain

November 9th, 2007 · No Comments

1) A roughened or fuzzy condition on the face of the flooring in which the dense summer wood is raised above the softer spring wood, but not torn or separated. 2) The objectionable roughness of wood caused by the swelling and stiffening of the short broken fibers on the board’s surface. Usually caused by absorption of moisture.

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