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The Essential Wood Book - by Tim Snyder (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • The Essential Wood Book is about making the basics of using and choosing wood easier to understand.
  • About the Author: Tim Snyder has served as executive editor of American Woodworker and Fine Homebuilding magazines, as a book division editor at the Taunton Press, and as co-author with Norm Abrams of two New Yankee Workshop books.
  • 216 Pages
  • Crafts + Hobbies, Woodwork

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Book Synopsis



The Essential Wood Book is about making the basics of using and choosing wood easier to understand.

While some wood books can be intimidating due to an overly scientific approach or an overflowing amount of exotic and hard-to-find woods you'll never use, this handy, accessible resource is perfect for anyone seeking information about the most essential materials needed to complete their next woodworking project. In addition to covering the top native American and exotic woods from Ash to Zebrawood, The Essential Wood Book also offers expert advice and know-how for working with wood, rough lumber and plywood, understanding wood movement and other characteristics, finding unique wood sources, and storing and drying lumber.

With lots of photos and accessible, detailed information, The Essential Wood Book is the ideal resource for woodworkers, carpenters, crafters, or DIY enthusiasts seeking the fundamental knowledge needed to successfully work with wood.



From the Back Cover



For any woodworker, carpenter, artist, or maker, knowing what wood to use and how to use it is critical to woodworking success. To that end, The Essential Wood Book makes the basics of using and choosing wood easy to understand. While some wood books are highly scientific or overflowing with exotic or hard-to-find woods that you'll never use, this handy, user-friendly guide is the perfect resource for anyone seeking straight-forward information about buying and working with the most essential woods needed to tackle any project.

The Essential Wood Book includes:

    Helpful info on the most essential native and exotic woods from Ash to Zebrawood. Expert know-how on lumber grades, buying hardwood lumber, and navigating saw mills. Essentials of wood movement, squaring up rough lumber, and perfect flat panel glue-ups. Techniques for salvaging lumber, harvesting your own, and working with wild, discolored, and toxic wood. Pro tips for drying your lumber and easy-to-make storage projects.



About the Author



Tim Snyder has served as executive editor of American Woodworker and Fine Homebuilding magazines, as a book division editor at the Taunton Press, and as co-author with Norm Abrams of two New Yankee Workshop books. Recently named editor of Woodcraft magazine, Snyder previously built a reputation as a freelance writer for national home improvement and home repair franchises such as DrEnergySaver.com, ContractorNation.com, and BasementSystems.com. He has also worked as a finish carpenter and completed major home renovation projects with his wife Barbara. The Snyders live in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.9 Inches (H) x 8.4 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Woodwork
Publisher: Cedar Lane Press
Format: Paperback
Author: Tim Snyder
Language: English
Street Date: March 24, 2020
TCIN: 83103076
UPC: 9781950934393
Item Number (DPCI): 247-37-4191
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.6 inches length x 8.4 inches width x 10.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.6 pounds
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