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Inn this essential reference for woodworkers, the author explains everything from how trees grow to getting a sharp edge. Includes examples of problems and their solutions to help woodworkers through their own projects. Full-color photos and b&w illustrations.



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The first edition of Understanding Wood was published in 1980 and has since sold more than 130,000 copies. It is widely held as a definitive reference work and the cornerstone of every woodworker's library. Now, Bruce Hoadley's comprehensive guide to wood technology has been revised and updated in this 20th-anniversary edition of a classic.

New information on composite materials, adhesives, and finishes brings this book into the 21st century, while more than 300 photographs bring important visual information to life. This edition covers the nature of wood and its properties, the basics of wood technology, and the woodworker's raw materials. Understanding Wood was written for woodworkers by a scientist with a love of woodworking. It will be sought after by craftsmen and collectors alike.

Dimensions (Overall): 10.9 Inches (H) x 8.7 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 288
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies
Sub-Genre: Woodwork
Publisher: Taunton Press
Format: Hardcover
Author: R Bruce Hoadley & Barbara L Hoadley Estate of
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2000
TCIN: 11722057
UPC: 9781561583584
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-5342
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.7 inches length x 8.7 inches width x 10.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.65 pounds
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