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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #96

    True or false:

    A. Plain-sawn (flat-sawn) lumber yields the widest boards with the least waste?

    B. Heartwood tends to be darker than sapwood?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #95

    Sand is a common abrasive used for removing lead paint from steel framing and interior brickwork. In recent years, a second organic material has been gaining favor as an abrasive for this use. What is this alternative abrasive and why is it gaining favor?  

    Answer to Puzzler #95


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2002, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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