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What is "Surfaced four sides" - Definition & Explanation

Lumber (timber) that is planed or jointed on all sides. Typically marked S4S. In Britian, known as Dressed all round (DAR). Lumber is also sold S2S (surfaced two sides with both edges rough), or S2S SLR1E (... Straight line ripped one edge), where one rough edge is sawn straight but may still have saw marks.

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A floral or scenic design usually printed on cotton or linen. Originally printed in Jouy, France, the fabrics were printed in single colours from engraved copper plates. The designs were...
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A term used to describe a fabric that burns very slowly, or has the ability to self-extinguish upon the removal of an external flame. Flame Retardant - A chemical applied to a fabric, or incorporated...

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