Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology by R. Bruce Hoadley

Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology Author: R. Bruce Hoadley
eBook Title: Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology
ISBN10: 0918804051
ISBN13: 978-0918804051
Language: English
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc; Revised ed. edition (November 1, 1980)
Category: Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Subcategory: Home Improvement & Design
Size ePub vers.: 1836 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1797 kb
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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.

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