Understanding Wood by R.Bruce Hoadley
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Understanding Wood
By R.Bruce Hoadley

Understanding Wood

A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology 2nd Revised edition

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Format: Hardback

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Understanding Wood by R.Bruce Hoadley

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Understanding Wood is the definitive reference on wood technology, and is a keystone of every woodworker's library. The first edition (1980) sold over 128,000 copies: this new edition updates the classic text with new information on new materials: composite board, adhesives and finishes which have been developed since the original edition. There are also 225 brand new colour photographs! Up-to-date and Comprehensive: revised and updated edition of a woodworking classic (Taunton Press, 1980; 1-918804-05-1) which continues to sell thousands of copies a year to this day. New four colour photography is clearer and more informative. Comprehensive: everything you know about wood and wood technology: the nature of wood and its properties, the basics of wookworking technology, using the woodworker's raw materials.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781561583584
ISBN-10: 1561583588
Format: Hardback
(277mm x 217mm x 33mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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