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Adj.1.straight-grained - of timber; having fibers that run in parallel
even - being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with); "an even application of varnish"; "an even floor"; "the road was not very even"; "the picture is even with the window"
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Both properties are among the lowest strength characteristics of small, clear, straight-grained wood (3% to 5% of ultimate tensile stress in direction along the grain).
The stock was straight-grained walnut and, oddly enough, supplied without sling swivels.
Caption: Note the gentle bevel at the bottom of the backstrap, simple but elegant straight-grained stocks and eye-pleasing color case hardening.
The stock and forearm of my Hunter Lite are an attractive but relatively straight-grained walnut with a nice semigloss finish.
I fell in love with the fleur-de-lis checkering, the straight-grained walnut, the sleek swooping trigger guard, and even the white spacer caps and super-high-gloss lacquer that didn't stand up to the whims of style and time.
The soft aromatic straight-grained wood is easily worked and finishes well, so it used for veneer, boxes, and containers.
Obviously, some walnut stocks are very plain, and some are very fancy, but even a plain, straight-grained piece of walnut can be sanded buttery-smooth and will accept a variety of finishes that, to my eye, make it beautiful.
The sample gun was stocked in a matte-finished straight-grained, medium-brown walnut checkered in a bordered pattern at 18 lines per inch.
Chestnut trees also produced fine lumber: straight-grained, resistant to decay, easy to split for stove and furnace, made for finishing into elegant furniture, excellent for planks and dimension lumber.
The award-wining wood, described as straight-grained and medium textured, is touted as a sustainable alternative for a variety of hardwoods, including mahogany and sapele.
It offers expanses of soft full grain leather, natural wood veneers and soft wool carpets that could put a Persian rug to shame.The finishes are fantastic, the veneers, for example, come from a single tree and are available in classic burrs like Walnut, Elm or straight-grained Malabar or Dark Wenge.
The wood glues and finishes well and is straight-grained with medium texture.