What wood is that?: A manual of wood identification, Volume 1969, Part 2

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Viking Press, 1969 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
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Originally published in 1969, and now in its eighth printing, this straightforward text explains where each kind of tree is grown and how to use its wood to the best advantage--from lamination to veneering, from carving and molding, to finishing. Line drawings throughout.

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User Review  - MsMixte - LibraryThing

Biased towards a European forest, this is still a lovely book for those of us who are would-be cabinetmakers. The small wood samples included are what make this book extraordinary. I would have wished ... Read full review

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User Review  - rrriles - LibraryThing

The first five pages constitute a fold-out collection of actual wood samples! Ever wondered what zebrawood looks or feels like? So rad! Makes me wish my American History textbook came with samples of ... Read full review

Contents

Forty Actual Wood Samples
5
WOOD IDENTIFICATION
30
Keys for Naming Timbers
43
Copyright

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About the author (1969)

He was a noted timber authority and Forest Officer of England's historic New Forest.

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