Identifying Wood

Identifying Wood

SKU# 070088

Accurate Results with Simple Tools

R. Bruce Hoadley


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  • Product # 070088
  • Type Hardcover
  • ISBN 978-0-942391-04-6
  • Published Date 1990
  • Dimensions 8 1/2 x 11
  • Pages 240
  • Photos 393 photos
  • Drawings and drawings
With just the naked eye and a hand lens or elementary microscopy, you will be able to identify over 180 domestic and tropical hardwoods and softwoods by following the straightforward techniques in this book.

Bruce Hoadley, a professor of wood science and technology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, provides:
  • an overview of the wood identification process
  • a look at the basic anatomy of woody plants
  • hundreds of easy-to-use charts and crystal-clear photographs and microphotographs
  • sources of information and materials, and a glossary of all technical terms used in the book


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