And we all know holidays mean family and visitors that most likely will want to bunk at your place. SHIMS: Small pieces of veneer from the same piece of veneer or at least another piece of same color and grain pattern used to repair an open joint. Used by Lynden Door in our 45, 60 and 90 minute doors. After being glued into the split and sanded, the shim should be inconspicuous to the naked eye. A description applied to woods from deciduous annual leaf dropping and evergreen broad-leaved trees dicotyledons. All parts of a door core are purchased pre-sanded to specific thickness and brought to the lay-up line where the parts are put through the glue spreader and laid between skins. Slip matching may cause a sloping or banana or bending appearance in the veneer, especially in taller doors.
A swirl, twist or distortion in the grain of the wood which normally occurs near a knot or crotch. PLY: The layers in a sheet of plywood, door skin or door. Checkout Cart 0. KERF: A saw cut only part way through a material. It is best shown in a diagram and has four terms: right hand, left hand, right hand reverse and left hand reverse. Such breaks may be due to internal strains resulting from unequal longitudinal shrinkage, or to external forces. Also called Worm Scar.