The pit used for steaming or cooking logs. Earlier it used to be brickbuilt, today such vats are generally lined with steel or aluminium to make the pit more durable.

Vertical Slicer

Vertical slicer on which the log and knife counter movements are carried out vertically.

Void of Grain

Broad, structureless areas in crown cut bundles between their annual rings if the latter are coarse .

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