The graining of chestnut presents no difficulty either to one who has a good knowledge of the handling of graining tools.
The preparing of various surfaces for graining in oil or water colors.
Good results have been claimed for a method of graining which was introduced by the Americans a few years ago.
What is said about the material used in graining and of the base?
The plain overgrainer (Figs. 10, 11 and 12) may be used for shading in distemper or for graining maple.
What brushes are used for rubbing in graining colors in oil?
No graining of the stone is necessary, and the grained effect can be confined to any portion of the design.
He gave her leave, and while he was busy in "graining a deer-skin," she started off.
Some prefer, however, to grind the staining and graining in oil, diluted with spirits of turpentine.
Repeat the process of closing, graining and settling and take a sample of lye.
early 13c., "scarlet dye made from insects" (late 12c. in surnames), from Old French grain (12c.) "seed, grain, particle, berry, scarlet dye" (see kermes for last sense), from Latin granum "seed, a grain, small kernel" (see corn (n.1)).
As a collective singular meaning "seed of wheat and allied grasses used as food," it is attested from early 14c. Extended from c.1300 to other objects (e.g. salt, sand). As a unit of weight, from 1540s. Used of wood (1560s), from the arrangement of fibers, which resemble seeds. Hence, against the grain (1650), a metaphor from carpentry: cutting across the fibers of the wood is more difficult than cutting along them.
A small, dry, one-seeded fruit of a cereal grass, having the fruit and the seed walls united.
The fruits of cereal grasses especially after having been harvested, considered as a group.
A relatively small discrete particulate or crystalline mass.
Abbr. gr. A unit of weight in the U.S. Customary System, an avoirdupois unit equal to 0.002286 ounce (0.065 gram).