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Wood Identification and Use, Paperback / softback Book

Wood Identification and Use Paperback / softback


More than 200 timber species are described in this lavishly illustrated, compact edition of U.K. author Terry Porter's best-selling book. There are handsome colour photographs of each species, and reliable data on working properties, seasoning requirements and typical uses.

A further 200 species are listed in brief, and there is a comprehensive index.

Aimed squarely at the individual or small-scale user, whether professional or amateur, the book includes woods used in cabinetmaking, joinery, carpentry, turning and carving.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages, full colour illustrations throughout, 223 illustrations, 402 photographs
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
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  • Category: DIY: carpentry & woodworking
  • ISBN: 9781861088550

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