The characteristic of a coating that allows it to level or spread into a smooth film of uniform thickness before hardening.
The wide irregular, conspicuous figure in quartersawn oak flooring. See Medullary Rays.
A heavy dark mineral streak shaped like a banner.
The property of a material or assembly to withstand fire or given protection from it. Certain species naturally provide greater fire resistance than others. Classes are I-II-III or A-B-C with Class I or A being the most fire resistant.
The small components that comprise finger-block parquet. Also called fingers or slats. Fillet may also refer to the top layer of some engineered wood flooring.