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What Wood is That? - Manual of Identification
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A Manual of Wood Identification
by Herbert L. Edlin
  • REFERENCE:   Edlin, Herbert L. What Wood is That? New York - Published by Viking Press, 1969, third printing, July 1975 (stated), . Hardcover with dust jacket, 160 pages. 5 3/4 inches x 8 3/4 inches (Octavo). Gold lettering on Brown simulated leather boards. SBN 670-75907-4. List $ 16.50 (intact).
  • CONTENTS:   Wood is the world's most adaptable structural material, widely used in building and decoration and in scores of articles in everyday use. Each kind of wood has its own special features that distinguish it from any other an makes it better for a particular purpose. This manual gives even the layman the ability to identify one kind from another and know which will be the best for his own needs.
    Manual includes:
  • Forty actual samples of woods
  • Show's 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/or bark
  • Tells how and where each wood is grown and describes its special features
  • Explains techniques of lamination, veneering, directional sawing, planing, turning, carving, shaping, moulding, bending, seasoning, preserving and finishing
  • Offers invaluable information for every homeowner, hobbyist, carpenter, dealer, builder, architect and craftsman
  • Provides an important educational tool for teachers, guides and nature lovers
  • Illustrated with 79 illustrations and 40 actual labeled samples of wood (each measuring 3"x7/8"x1/16").

  • CONDITION & INFO:   (VG+/VG)  -  Very Good+ book and binding, tight and clean, in a Very Good dust jacket with very minor rubbing to bottom front.  A very nice copy of this Wood Identification Manual.  For a detailed description of condition terminology click here.

    Shipping weight approx. 1 1/2 lbs.

  • Dust Jacket

    Sample Wood Specimens

    A total of 40 wood samples are included
    in a foldout measuring 8 1/2"x35"

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