quartersawn

play
adjective quar·ter·sawn \ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˈsȯn\
variants: or less commonly

quartersawed

play \ˈkwȯ(r)-tər-ˈsȯd\

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


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