In kiln drying, a material with high resistance to vapour movement that is applied to the surfaces of a dry kiln to prevent moisture migration.
A thin layer or sheet of wood. Also referred to as decorative wood veneer. More on timber veneers
Facing a substrate with a thin layer of ornamental wood.
Vertically laminated timber
Vertically laminated timber is designed to resist bending loads applied parallel to the wide face of the laminations. For vertical loads, this means that the wide face runs vertically.