The cut made by a saw blade.
Making a series of parallel saw cuts part way through the thickness of a piece of timber so that the piece can be curved towards the kerfed side.
A chamber used for seasoning timber in which the temperature and humidity of the circulating air can be controlled.
Dried artificially in a kiln.
A diagonal corner brace fastened between a column and a beam or truss to provide lateral restraint.
That portion of a branch or limb that has been surrounded by subsequent growth of the stem. The shape of the knot as it appears on a cut surface depends on the angle of the cut relative to the long axis of the knot.