The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #133
In the production of veneer woods, the method of cutting determines the pattern of the veneer. Match the slicing method with the final pattern.
1. Rotary slicing
2. Plain (flat) slicing
3. Quarter slicing
4. Rift slicing
A. Narrow striped pattern
B. Cathedral pattern
C. Very broad pattern
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