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  1. fumed oaknoun

    oak given a weathered appearance by exposure to fumes of ammonia; used for cabinetwork


  1. fumed oaknoun

    oak that has been exposed to ammonia fumes to darken its color.


  1. fumed oak

    Fumed oak is a type of wood that has been treated with ammonia fumes, giving it a darker color and enhancing its natural patterns. The process, known as fuming, is a traditional European technique and was especially popular during the Arts and Crafts movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


  1. Fumed Oak

    Fumed Oak is a short play in two scenes by Noël Coward, one of ten that make up Tonight at 8:30, a cycle written to be performed across three evenings. Coward billed the work as an "unpleasant comedy in two scenes". The play concerns a downtrodden, middle-aged salesman who, having saved up enough money to cut all ties, walks out on his wife, mother-in-law and "horrible adenoidal daughter", having first told all three what he thinks of them. In the introduction to a published edition of the plays, Coward wrote, "A short play, having a great advantage over a long one in that it can sustain a mood without technical creaking or over padding, deserves a better fate, and if, by careful writing, acting and producing I can do a little towards reinstating it in its rightful pride, I shall have achieved one of my more sentimental ambitions." The play was first produced in 1935 in Manchester and on tour and played in London, New York and Canada. It has enjoyed several major revivals and has been adapted for film. At its premières in Manchester and London Fumed Oak was played on the same evening as Hands Across the Sea and Shadow Play. Like all the other plays in the cycle it originally starred Gertrude Lawrence and Coward himself.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumed oak in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumed oak in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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