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(pronounced KOR-deh-vehn) Cordovan leather emerged in the 8th century in Spain when the Moors arrived there and tanned horsehide with a sulphur tannage. The soft, vegetable-tanned leather was first made in Córdoba, a city in Andalusia area of southern

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(pronounced KOR-deh-roy) We often think of this fabric in terms of clothing, but this type of cloth that has parallel, lengthwise cut-pile ribs or ridges — otherwise known as wales — running the length of the fabric is useful

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Instead of drilling in the earth for geological samples of rock and minerals, this kind of core drilling has to do with the interior, manmade landscape. Contractors and those in the A&D biz use the term core drilling

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(pronounced KOR-ner beed) If when you hear the word “bead” you think of colorful little baubles for jewelry, then hit your reset button. In this case, the bead is linear and functional rather than spherical and decorative. Corner beads

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(pronounced KOR-niss) A word of many meanings. Let’s run them down for