Decorative vs Quartersaw - What's the difference?

decorative | quartersaw |


As an adjective decorative

is .

As a verb quartersaw is

(woodworking) cut radially (towards the heart of the log), at right angles to the growth rings, for stability or the production of decorative patterns.

decorative

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • That serves to decorate
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=December 15 , author=Felicity Cloake , title=How to cook the perfect nut roast , work=Guardian citation , page= , passage=The parsnip, stilton and chestnut combination may taste good, but it's not terribly decorative . In fact, dull's the word, a lingering adjectival ghost of nut roasts past that I'm keen to banish from the table.}}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A plant, tile, etc. intended for use as decoration.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=October 24, author=The Associated Press, title=Dutch Maker of Chemicals Reports Drop in Earnings, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Analysts said the company‚Äôs results were in line, but noted that organic growth at the decoratives business was slightly weaker than expected. }} ----

    quartersaw

    English

    Alternative forms

    *quarter saw *quarter-saw

    Verb

  • (woodworking) Cut radially (towards the heart of the log), at right angles to the growth rings, for stability or the production of decorative patterns.
  • See also

    *flatsawn *plainsawn *riftsawn