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Complete Book of Wood : A Tree-by-Tree Guide (Paperback)

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An invaluable reference for woodworkers, crafters, furniture designers, and DIY enthusiasts, this is a comprehensive guide to wood, one of our most beautiful natural resources. Discover a world of wood, and find out how to use and appreciate this wonderfully versatile resource.

A fact-packed introductory section explains the anatomy and life cycle of trees, the process of producing boards and veneers, and essential conservation issues. The main A-Z section features 150 of the world's most popular woods, with information on growth rate, distribution, key characteristics, working properties, and commercial uses.

Every entry includes a detailed photograph to show grain, pattern, figure, and color, providing a valuable visual reference when selecting timber.

Number of Pages: 192.0
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies, Reference
Sub-Genre: Woodwork, Encyclopedias
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Book Sales
Language: English
Street Date: September 25, 2015
TCIN: 50126525
UPC: 9780785833055
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-2748

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