General term used to denote decay or rot in timber. Synonymous with ‘decay’ and are any form of decay which may be evident as either a discoloration or a softening of the wood.
Changes in the color of wood which affect only its appearance.
The decomposition of wood substance by fungi (other terms: rot, dote).
A cutting method for the real hardwood veneer that is glued on the top of engineered hardwood flooring. It involves letting the wood dry out slowly with a low humidity level to keep moisture from inside the wood cells intact, reducing the risk of cupping. It is the...
A type of sander used to smooth the surface of hardwood before finishing, known to leave chatter marks.