9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
An excellent book.,
This review is from: Understanding Wood: A Craftsman's Guide to Wood Technology (Hardcover)
This is the sort of book you look at and think "It would be nice but there are other things I need first", finally I bought it!
Other reviewers have said it all, when you get it you wish you had bought it long before. It's an indespensible item on any woodworkers book shelf.
The only minus point is that being written by an American primarily for Americans the woods discussed are native to the USA.
UK readers will need to seek out any data they need from sources closer to home; a good place to start and you may need go no further is, TRADA, Timber Research and Development Association, at: [...]