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The Real Wood Bible, Book

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The Real Wood Bible is the complete illustrated guide to choosing and using 100 decorative woods! Learn more about the wood you regularly use and discover the benefits of species you haven't previously considered. Find out how trees are converted into boards and veneer, how some remarkable natural effects occur, and what types of wood can be bought from sustainable sources. Packed with advice on buying and storing lumber, this beautifully illustrated guide includes a picture gallery that will insipre, and an authoritative Wood Directory that features a photograph of each wood in detail and to scale. Softcover.

  • A comprehensive and fascinating resource for anyone who enjoys working with wood.
  • Written by Nick Gibbs.
  • Includes a comprehensive A-Z guide to the world's most popular woods and information on sustainability, including key issues and certifying bodies.
  • Nick Gibbs is a former editor of Woodworker magazine, writer, editor and woodcarver.

  • Introduction
  • Sustainability
  • Buying Woods
  • Trees to Boards
  • Storing Lumber
  • Wood Directory/How to Use This Book
  • Wood Selector
  • Principal Woods
  • Secondary Woods
  • Special Effects
  • Glossary
  • Index

What's included

(1) The Real Wood Bible Book

Technical Details

  • Manufacturer Part Number: 9781770850132
  • Weight (lbs): 1.3000
  • Cover Style: Soft Cover
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Author: Nick Gibbs
  • Topic: Wood