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Carpentry Wood And Lumber Vocab

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1. The outer part of a tree just beneath the bark containing active cells.






2. Lumber dried by placing it in huge ovens called kilns.






3. Lumber that has not been dried to a suitable moisture content.






4. A person whose job is to cut logs into lumber.






5. Trees that shed leaves each year.






6. A layer just inside the bark of a tree where new cells are formed.






7. Large pieces of lumber over 5' in thickness and width.






8. Lumber usually 8' or more in width and less than 2' thick.






9. Machine that makes moldings or a thin strip placed between layers of lumber to create an air space for drying.






10. A defect in lumber caused by cutting through a branch of limb embedded in the log.






11. A method of sawing lumber that produces flat grain.






12. A method of sawing lumber parallel to the medullary rays to produce edge-grain lumber.






13. A type of warp in which the edge of a lumber is not straight.






14. Lumber dried by placing it in huge ovens called kilns.






15. Wood from coniferous (cone-bearing) trees.






16. Wood that is cut from the log to form boards - planks - and timbers.






17. The best grade of hardwood lumber.






18. Wood that is cut from the log to form boards - planks - and timbers.






19. The level of the ground: also identifies the quality of the lumber.






20. The moisture content of wood when the cell cavities are empty but the cell walls are still saturated.






21. Bark - or lack of wood - on the edge of lumber.






22. The wood in the inner part of a tree - usually darker and containing inactive cells.






23. Numbers and letters used to rank wood according to quality.






24. The small - soft core at the center of a tree.






25. Lumber defect in wood.






26. The moisture content of wood when the cell cavities are empty but the cell walls are still saturated.






27. A layer just inside the bark of a tree where new cells are formed.






28. The best grade of hardwood lumber.






29. The natural glue in wood that holds together the wood cells and fibers.






30. The amount of moisture in wood expressed as a percentage of the dry weight.






31. Lumber that has been dried to a suitable moisture content.






32. Wood used for framing having a nominal thickness of 2'






33. Machine that makes moldings or a thin strip placed between layers of lumber to create an air space for drying.






34. Bands of cells radiating from the cambium layer to the pith of a tree to transport nourishment toward the center.






35. Lumber that has been seasoned by drying in the air.






36. Lumber that has been seasoned by drying in the air.






37. The portion of wood that contains the first seven to fifteen growth rings of a log. They are located in the pith.






38. A volume of wood that measures 1' square and 1' thick or any equivalent lumber volume.






39. Any deviation from straightness in a piece of lumber.






40. A volume of wood that measures 1' square and 1' thick or any equivalent lumber volume.






41. An opening in lumber between annular rings containing pitch in either liquid or solid form.






42. Wood used for framing having a nominal thickness of 2'






43. The natural glue in wood that holds together the wood cells and fibers.






44. Lumber that has not been dried to a suitable moisture content.






45. A person whose job is to cut logs into lumber.






46. Trees that shed leaves each year.






47. A method of sawing lumber that produces flat grain.






48. Lumber defect in wood.






49. The small - soft core at the center of a tree.






50. A type of warp in which the side of a board is curved from edge to edge.