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A practical and inspiring A-Z guide to the world's most popular woods.
Wood is a favored building material because of availability, ease to cut and join, decorative properties, functionality, flexibility, and a favorable strength-to-weight ratio.
The Real Wood Bible is a comprehensive handbook for anyone who works with wood...or is planning to. Woodworkers, crafters, carpenters, and interior designers will find extensive information about the woods they regularly use as well as discover some new ones.
This colorful, easy-to-use book features: How trees are converted into boards and veneersHow to convert your own trees into boardsWoods that incorporate beautiful natural effectsA list of woods available from sustainable sourcesUseful advice on buying and storing lumber.
An extensive and illustrated A-Z guide to the world's most popular woods is the heart of this book. Each wood is shown with a color illustration demonstrating the true look and beauty of the finished and unfinished grain.
A special section on sustainability is included, with an introduction to key conservation issues.
The Real Wood Bible is the essential reference for the appreciation of the practical beauty of the world's most popular building material.
An A-Z guide to the100 most used wood each with a full page illustration. Includes information on how boards and veneers are made, natural effects, storing lumber and sustainable sources and aimed at any anyone working with or choosing wood for effects.
This A-Z guide to 100 of the world's most popular woods, illustrated with scale color photographs, is ideal for woodworkers and interior designers. It includes practical tips for choosing and storing wood and assesses the availability of sustainable supplies.