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Marketing - Furniture / Household Appliances / veneer
|German term or phrase: flammig|
|term describing a type of veneer - flammiges Furnier. (This is for a furniture magazine) Thx! LWS|
|English translation:variegated (colouring)|
I think this is what is meant here; "Ernst" gives this for "Flammierung" and I think the words are probably parallels.
Here's the description of birch wood from a German woodworker:
Struktur: Splintholzbaum, zerstreutporig, Jahrringe im Früh- und Spätholz ausgeglichen, Markstrahlen nicht sichtbar, bisweilen flammig oder gemasert .
Note added at 16 mins (2007-03-10 13:16:50 GMT)
The point being that you can fill in scratches in variegated veneers in those ways, because the repairs will be less obvious than on plain-finish veneers.
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Flame figured walnut, ebonized cherry 24" high x 12" diameter (top)
Three octagonal legs flow upward to a central trumpeted column culminating in a flame figured walnut top - a perfect place to set a cool drink, present a plant, or if your feeling particularly retro, rest a candle.
New trend wood for furniture. Flamy or patterned veneer of the Finish birch is particularly popular, e.g. for bedroom furniture. Also used for parquetry, wall and ceiling panels, toys, sports articles and kitchen accessories.
(26) Gardiner, A.E. 1962. A Note on the Variation of Flamy Figure in Silver Birch (Betula verrucosa Ehrh.). Silvae Genet. 11(5/6):161-163.
(27) Gardiner, A. S. 1965. “Flamy” Birch and its Frequency in some Highland Populations. Scottish Forestry 19(3): 180-186.
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birch is exported as raw material, either sawn or. veneer. Flamy-grained birch is practically as commonly. (or rarely) available as masur birch. Information ...
www.metla.fi/silvafennica/full/smf/smf001.pdf - Similar pages
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Two knots/holes per veneer. bundle allowed. A-flamy. Like grade A, but pattern strongly flame figured. Grade B. Surface/backing veneer in varnished or ...
w3.upm-kymmene.com/.../23233c8e5350c9fbc2256b3a002eb2b9/$FILE/Veneer%20ENG3110.pdf - Supplemental Result
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