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What is "Bentwood" - Definition & Explanation

Strips of wood heated with steam and bent into shapes. Common technique for Thonet.

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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...

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