Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology
In this essential reference for woodworkers, R. Bruce Hoadley explains everything from how trees grow to how best to cut, season, machine, join, bend, and finish wood. Why do miters open and glue joints loosen? How do you get a really sharp edge? Examples of problems and solutions help woodworkers puzzle through their own projects, while full-color photos and helpful tables illustrate key points.
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Understanding wood: a craftsman's guide to wood technologyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Wood is a complex, dynamic material that can only be used successfully if the craftsperson understands it. It reacts to changes in humidity, and the various species have widely different working and ... Read full review
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Sees wood for the trees. Read full review