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Identifying Wood by R.Bruce Hoadley
Book DescriptionWith just the naked eye and a hand lens or elementary microscopy, you will be able to identify over 180 domestic and tropical hardwoods and softwoods by following the straightforward techniques in this book. Bruce Hoadley, a professor of wood science and technology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides: an overview of the wood identification process a look at the basic anatomy of woody plants hundreds of easy-to-use charts and crystal-clear photographs and microphotographs sources of information and materials, and a glossary of all technical terms used in the book
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780942391046
(280mm x 216mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-1991
Country of Publication: United States
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