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Originally published in 1969, and now in its eighth printing, this straightforward text explains where each kind of tree is grown and how to use its ...Show synopsisOriginally published in 1969, and now in its eighth printing, this straightforward text explains where each kind of tree is grown and how to use its wood to the best advantage--from lamination to veneering, from carving and molding, to finishing. Line drawings throughout.Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall....Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Minor edge and corner wear to the dj; lightly scuffed and scratched; corners are gently bumped and rubbed; some light shelf wear; overall a nice used copy! Brown leatherette with gilt lettering on the spine. Dj is nicely preserved in a brand new protective mylar plastic cover! 160 very clean unmarked and uncreased informative and educational pages nicely enhanced by black and white photographs and illustrations! "This handy manual: Contains forty actual samples of woods in popular use. Accurately shows each wood's natural color, grain and texture. Classifies woods by an ingenious system of fourteen key characteristics. Facilitates quick, easy identification of woods, wherever you may find them. Ensures prompt, precise identification of trees by their leaves, fruits and bark. Tells how and where each wood is grown and describes its special features. Explains techniques of lamination, veneering, directional sawing, planing, turning, carving, shaping, moulding, bending, seasoning, preserving and finishing. Offers invaluable information for every homeowner, hobbyist, carpenter, dealer, builder, architect and craftsman. provides an important educational tool for teachers, guides and nature lovers........"
Description:Good in Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Price NOT...Good in Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Price NOT clipped, DJ nicely in archival wraps. Moderate wear with heavy soiling to the DJ nd page edges. With 40 actual wood specimens and 79 in-text illustrations.
Description:Fine/Fine. 0670759074 A pristine copy, with the fold-out of...Fine/Fine. 0670759074 A pristine copy, with the fold-out of forty wood samples intact and untouched. Gift quality! Fast shipping world wide, with tracking number supplied to all US addresses.
Description:Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0670759074. With 40 actual...Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0670759074. With 40 actual wood samples and 79 illustrations. A later printing. Very good in a very good dust jacket.
Description:Very Good in Fine jacket. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Orange...Very Good in Fine jacket. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Orange linen boards/NF w/trace rubs to corner tips. Illustrated DJ/Fine; under mylar. PO name to front cover verso & bookdealer sticker to rear cover verso. Ragged leading edge to fEP; open hinge between fEP & titke page, and to pgs 80/81. Wood samples (40) in good order. Published w/o ISBN; ISBN assigned subsequently. Reference/resource of wood identification, methods of wood treatment, with line drawings to assist in identifying trees in the forest. Strong copy.
Description:Very good in brick red cloth covered boards with black text on...Very good in brick red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and black designs on the front board. The top edge of the text block shows light foxing and the same on many of the first 30 pages of the text. In a near fine price clipped dust jacket with only hints of wear and rubbing to the ends of the spine area. 160 pages of text augmented with a fold-out display containing 40 slips of wood samples.
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