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What is "Burl" - Definition & Explanation

Wood cut from a cankerous growth on a tree. Usually cut into veneer because of inherent instability. Burl veneer exhibits random swirling patterns of grain.

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Any twill weave which runs from the left. The twill or diagonal line on the face of the fabric will run from the upper left-hand corner to the lower right-hand corner of the fabric. Leight Weight-...

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