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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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