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?
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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?
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Log-cutting machine circa 1943.
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