The nature of wood appearance cellular structure and identification

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Virtually all wood found in furniture is the product of the stem portions of mature trees. The stem, also referred to as the trunk or bole, is harvested as a 'log' and further processed into lumber, turning squares and the like. Therefore each component of furniture, whether it is the flat-lumber leaf of a table top or the turned leg of a chair, can be interpreted in terms of its original position in a tree. Many characteristics are common to all trees and can be discussed without regard to a specific type of wood. In considering the eventual details of cell structure, however, it will be fitting to discuss softwoods and hardwoods separately.

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