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  - BJasmine - LibraryThing

This work contains an excellent and very useful section on the colour of flurorescence beneath uv light. Without the ability to run chemical tests, or get close enough to review the tyloses and rays ... Read full review

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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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Keys for Naming Timbers

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

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