What wood is that? A Manual of Wood Identification
Studio Book/Viking Press, New York, NY, July 1977, 1st Ed 3rd Pr. Hardbound. What wood is that? A Manual of Wood Identification by Herbert L Edlin. Published by Studio Book/Viking Press, New York, NY, July 1977. 1st Edition 3rd Printing. Hardbound, Paper DJ. Size 8vo (up to 9-1/2'' tall). Condition: Fine in Good- DJ. 160 Pgs. LCCN 69-15933. This handy manual: Contains 40 actual wood specimens in popular use; Accurately shows each wood's natural color, grain and texture; Classifies woods by an ingenious system of fourteen key characteristics; Facilitates quick, easy identification of woods, wherever you may find them; Ensures prompt, precise identification of trees by their leaves, fruits and bark; Tells how and where each wood is grown and describes its special features; Explains techniques of lamination, veneering, directional sawing, planning, turning, carving, shaping, molding, bending, seasoning, preserving and finishing; Offers invaluable information for every homeowner, hobbyist, carpenter, dealer, builder, architect and craftsman; and Provides an important educational tool for teachers, guides and nature lovers. Description text copyright 2010 BooksForComfort. Item ID 22095.. Fine in Good- DJ. 8vo..
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