Author : R Bruce Hoadley
Description:Understanding Wood is the definitive reference on wood technology, and is a keystone of every woodworkers 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 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 woodworkers raw materials.