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Identification & Use (Revised & Expanded Edition)
Author: Terry Porter
‘If you want a deeper understanding of one of the worlds most valuable natural resources, Wood: Identification & Use should be your first port of call’. (THE ROUTER) ‘Terry Port brings a lifetime’s experience of working with wood to this excellent tome’ (TRADITIONAL WOODWORKING)
An indispensable guide to the most important timber species in use today, more than 200 species from around the world are described in this lavishly illustrated book. There are colour photographs of each species, and reliable data on working properties, seasoning requirements, typical uses and safety considerations. Inspirational examples of finished work are also shown. A further 200 species are listed in brief.
Aimed squarely at the individual or small-scale user, whether professional or amateur, the book includes woods used in cabinet making, joinery, carpentry, woodturning, carving and a host of more specialist applications. It covers most species in widespread use, and many less familiar ones which deserve to be better known
The book is 283 x 216mm, 288 pages