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    Author(s): R. Sam Williams; Charles Jourdain; George I. Daisey; Robert W. Springate
    Date: 2000
    Source: Journal of coatings technology. Vol. 72, no. 902 (Mar. 2000).:p. 35-42 : ill.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Wood is a biological material that has widely different properties depending on species, geographic area where the tree grew, the growth conditions, size of the tree at harvest, sawing, and other manufacturing processes. Some of the more important wood properties as they relate to wood finishing are discussed, e.g., growth rate, density, knots, extractives, juvenile wood, grain orientation, and weathering characteristics.

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    Williams, R. Sam.; Jourdain, Charles.; Daisey, George I.; Springate, Robert W. 2000. Wood properties affecting finish service life. Journal of coatings technology. Vol. 72, no. 902 (Mar. 2000).:p. 35-42 : ill.


    Wood properties, Finishes, Surface quality, Growth rate, Wood density, Knots, Extractives, Grain and figure, Weathering

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