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What is "barber poling" - Definition & Explanation

Wood that is the same but appears to be different shades at different viewing or illumination angles. This is often due to grain direction in plywood or veneer that is bookmatched. May be intentional (as in diamond veneering) or unintentional (as in plywood).

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A process in which Teflon is chemically bonded to a fabric at a molecular level to create a water repellent and stain resistant finish. It is highly effective in that it does not change the hand or...
A manufactured fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is a long chain of synthetic polyamide in which at least 85% of the amide linkages are attached directly to two aromatic rings. Aramid...
Color is applied to the fabric by spraying dye on the surface with a compressed air gun. Multiple colors maybe applied by using a different stencil for each color. Ombre or tie dye effects may be...
Leather that is dyed right through during tanning and has no coating on the top of the hide. Only the top quality hides are used for this type of leather and they retain natural variations such as...
Usually caused by finishing. Woven filling yarns lien in an arc across fabric width: in knits the course lines lie in an arc across width of goods. Critical on stripes or patterns and not as...

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