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Understanding Wood : A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology (Hardcover) (R. Bruce Hoadley)
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In this essential reference for woodworkers, R. Bruce Hoadley explains everything from how trees grow to how best to cut, season, machine, join, bend, and finish wood. Why do miters open and glue joints loosen? How do you get a really sharp edge? Examples of problems and solutions help woodworkers puzzle through their own projects, while full-color photos and helpful tables illustrate key points.
The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this craftsman's classic instructs readers in the art of cutting, seasoning, machining, joining, and bending wood.
Number of Pages: 280
Genre: House + Home
Publisher: Taunton Pr
Author: R. Bruce Hoadley
Street Date: October 1, 2000
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-5342