gumwood gumwood

Definition(s):

  • (n) wood or lumber from any of various gum trees especially the sweet gum

Usage(s):

  • There is a fine suite of low-slung Modernist furniture in gumwood designed by Rudolph Schindler in the 1930s for his unbuilt Shep House in Los Angeles, and a splendid 1908 .

News

  • Brick masterpiece on Revere Beach is home of the week

    The five door chimes still hit their notes in this 84-year-old brick Colonial located directly across the street from the quiet end of Revere Beach. The chimes are one of many intact original features, which also include oak floors, lighting fixtures, and dual closets in the front mudroom. Curved entryways decorated with expansive gumwood trim with keystone decorations separate the first-floor ...
    on July 29, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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