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Forum topic by Grinchia posted 02-10-2015 03:35 PM 812 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-10-2015 03:35 PM

Some time ago I read someone mention in a post a word that describes the way light plays over figured wood, giving the impression of depth. I can’t remember what the word is, and it is driving me crazy. Anyone?


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#1 posted 02-10-2015 03:38 PM


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#2 posted 02-10-2015 03:43 PM

chatoyance ?

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#3 posted 02-10-2015 05:14 PM


-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#5 posted 02-10-2015 07:18 PM

Chatoyance it is! Thank you, I will sleep better.

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