Asked in Building and Carpentry
When sanding wood should you sand along the grain or across the grain?
You should sand along the grain because if you sand across it, the texture of the wood becomes rough and it becomes split-ends ...
Asked in Airsoft Guns and Accessories
Should I get imitation wood or black for an airsoft gun?
Depends on the gun. Some have good quality wood grain- but plain black would be better than poor wood grain. ...
Asked in Alcoholic Beverages, Alcohol Content
What is grain alcohol and wood alcohol?
Grain alcohol is made from a food product such as corn or wheat. It is what is most commonly consumed. Wood alcohol is (obviously) made from wood and is fatally poisonous to humans. Ethanol (grain alcohol) is also deadly, if you drink enough! ...
Asked in Wood Crafts, Definitions, Furniture
What does randomly oriented mean in wood work?
It usually is a reference to the wood grain pattern. For example, in quality furniture, you will find the different wood grain patterns either are oriented in the same direction or complement each other. Randomly oriented means that the wood grain patters do not seem to match with each other. ...
Asked in Physics
What is the friction of a wooden floor?
Static or sliding friction? In any event, wood has grain. I would guess that the friction with the grain is different from the friction against the grain. Hmm, different woods have different grains. What is the friction of a wood floor? ...