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Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technologyby 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.
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.
Instructs readers in the art of cutting, seasoning, machining, joining, and bending wood.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-274) and index.
About the Author
R. Bruce Hoadley is a contributor for Taunton Press titles including Understanding Wood.
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