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.
In woodworking, any substance used to fill the holes and irregularities in planed or sanded surfaces to decrease the porosity of the surface before applying finish coatings. Wood filler used for cracks, knotholes and worm holes is often a commercial putty, plastic...