Used - Very Good. Ex-library, but has been well cared for. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: An invaluable reference source for woodworkers, wood collectors, and others interested in wood.
This all new 640-page edition of the Guide introduces 78 additional species and contains a number of invaluable features not included in the original edition, including: 1) each of the 279 species is described in a two-page data sheet containing information on the scientific name, family name, other names, distribution, the tree, the timber, seasoning, durability, workability, uses, and supplies; 2) specific gravity is included for all species and average tangential, radial, and volumetric shrinkage values are included where available; 3) each data sheet includes a line drawing of a key botanical feature, a photomicrograph of the end grain of the wood, and a color photograph of a sample of the wood; 4) this new edition also contains a common name index of over 2,000 names, a family name index, a scientific name index, and three very useful appendices including a discussion of biology and taxonomy for woodworkers, insights on the toxicity of various wood species and possible health effects related to the handling and use of these species, and a list of selected references of use to readers.
A Guide to Useful Woods of the World is one of the most comprehensive manuals available. -- Phil Davy, Good Woodworking Magazine, December 2001
This book stands as a highly significant source of wood data. -- Australian Wood Review, December 2001
Título: A Guide to Useful Woods of the World
Editorial: King Phillip Pub Co
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción King Philip Publishing, 1994. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Like New. First edition. 1994. As New, green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and etching. A renowned book. For each species highlighted, information is presented on the scientific name, family name, common name, distribution, the tree, the timber, seasoning, durability, workability, uses, and supplies. Nº de ref. de la librería R14082008
Descripción Estado de conservación: Like New. Book Condition: Like New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97809614811792.0
Descripción King Phillip Pub Co, 1994. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M096148117X