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Forza - Defining Doors

Figure Types & Features

Natural growth irregularities within trees can produce stunning decorative effects when the logs are sliced using a particular method. Burrs (known as burls in America) come from growths that form on trees caused by the loss of a branch or wound to the bark.

The term figured is the most commonly used to describe particularly interesting grain pattern but Fiddleback describes a more pronounced/regular pattern while curl is more open/less obvious.

Heavy Birds Eye Cluster Burr
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The "eye" shape, tiny pithy 
explosions tightly packed are most commonly found in Maple

Small tight clusters of knots sporadically appearing in the tree growth create a highly 
decorative effect 

Flat slicing abnormal growth
sections within the tree trunk produces highly irregular veneer grain markings 

Curl Fiddleback  Pommele 
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The curl cloud pattern created by
slicing the trunk before an intersection is most effective when layed in a quarter pattern 

Viewing fiddleback sapele from different angles transforms the surface appearance 

Pommele is used to describe a velvety mottled appearance 

Quilted Crotch   
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Extraordinary shapes in quilted
maple give the effect of mecury running across the panel 

Crotch wood is cut from the
junction between trunk and branch creating random grain direction