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quartersawn

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adjective quar·ter·sawn \ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˈsȯn\

Definition of quartersawn

  1. :  sawed from quartered logs so that the annual rings are nearly at right angles to the wide face —used of boards and planks



Circa 1890

First Known Use of quartersawn

circa 1890

Variants of quartersawn

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quartersawed

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