. Timber and timber trees, native and foreign . Timber; Trees. PITH, OR CENTRE. look for the pith or centre of the stem, or—if that has been removed by the conversion of the tree— for the innermost, or oldest layer of heart-wood, in the plank or board, as that will be the inside of it. If this precaution is disregarded, the innermost or. earlier layers of wood lift and shell out, after exposure for a time, in shreds and strips, the cohesive properties of the ligneous layers having been destroyed by the action of the atmosphere. Fig. i shows the plank properly fixed, with the inner or earlier l

. Timber and timber trees, native and foreign . Timber; Trees. PITH, OR CENTRE. look for the pith or centre of the stem, or—if that has been removed by the conversion of the tree— for the innermost, or oldest layer of heart-wood, in the plank or board, as that will be the inside of it. If this precaution is disregarded, the innermost or. earlier layers of wood lift and shell out, after exposure for a time, in shreds and strips, the cohesive properties of the ligneous layers having been destroyed by the action of the atmosphere. Fig. i shows the plank properly fixed, with the inner or earlier l Stock Photo
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. Timber and timber trees, native and foreign . Timber; Trees. PITH, OR CENTRE. look for the pith or centre of the stem, or—if that has been removed by the conversion of the tree— for the innermost, or oldest layer of heart-wood, in the plank or board, as that will be the inside of it. If this precaution is disregarded, the innermost or. earlier layers of wood lift and shell out, after exposure for a time, in shreds and strips, the cohesive properties of the ligneous layers having been destroyed by the action of the atmosphere. Fig. i shows the plank properly fixed, with the inner or earlier layers of wood. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Laslett, Thomas. London : Macmillan

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