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Re: [BKARTS] wood book covers

er - isn't that the other way around?  Rift for red and white oak, and
quarter-sawn for everything else, especially including the spruce that is
used for instrumental soundboards on everything from fiddles to pianos...?


> From: Ann Grasso <A@AEGRASSO.COM>
> Reply-To: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.philobiblon.com"
> Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 09:24:39 -0400
> Subject: wood book covers
> Other species of trees have special characteristics allowing for different
> graining patterns. I agree, we usually reserve the word "quarter-sawn" for
> oak. However, rift is used with a number of wood species.

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