The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
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
1C. Rotary slicing — Very broad pattern
2B. Plain (flat) slicing — Cathedral pattern
3A. Quarter slicing — Narrow striped pattern
4A. Rift slicing — Narrow striped pattern
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Traditional wood sawing in Manchuria.