This unique encyclopedia brings together a remarkable amount of practical information on the world's most important timbers: from abura to ziricote. Stunning colour photographs provide an invaluable guide to species identification, and there is reliable data on working properties, seasoning requirements, durability, typical uses, and the health risks which may be associated with certain species. A further 200 species are listed in brief and a comprehensive index enables you to identify any of the listed woods by both common and scientific names, and by local names used in their country of origin.
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd ISBN: 9781861084361 Number of pages: 288 Weight: 1356 g Dimensions: 276 x 210 x 25 mm Edition: 2nd Revised edition
First class book, giving full details, description, propetties, durability and health risks of hard and softwoods from various parts of the world together with excellent photographs. The only downside is that the...
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