DetailsA Field Guide to Identifying Woods in American Antiques & Collectibles is the authority on wood identification. Beginning with general information about the featured woods, the book then delves into hundreds of detailed photographs, even at a macroscopic level, depicting the critical characteristics used in identification. Uliimately, each wood is presented in two or more antique or collectible objects to illustrate the traits that confirm the wood's identification.
R. Bruce Hoadley is a leading authority on wood and wood technology. He has also had a lifelong passion for antiques. In this fascinating guide, he explains how to identify woods commonly found in antiques and collectibles using a light, a hand lens, and a cutting tool. It's an invaluable resource for sellers, buyers, collectors, appraisers, yard sale fans, and other antiques enthusiasts.
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SKU FWW71071545 Table Of Contents Forward
Chapter 1: Introduction to Wood Identification
Chapter 2: Names of Woods
Chapter 3: Features of Wood Used in Identification
Chapter 4: Tools and Techniques
Oak, Chestnut, Ash, Elm, Hickory, Sassafras, Black Locust, Walnut, Butternut, Persimmon, Beech, Sycamore, Maple, Dogwood, Birch, Cherry, Yellow-Poplar, Basswood, Poplar, Willow, Sweetgum, Tupelo, Mahogany, Spanish-Cedar, Rosewood, Ebony, Boxwood, Satinwood, Lignumvitae, Snakewood, White Pine, Southern Yellow Pine, Red Pine, Spruce, Redcedar, Atlantic White-Cedar, Baldcypress
The Woods at a Glance
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