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A Field Guide to Identifying Woods in American Antiques & Collectibles

A Field Guide to Identifying Woods in American Antiques & Collectibles
by R. Bruce Hoadley
Paperback
A 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.
by R. Bruce Hoadley
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A 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. Ultimately, 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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A 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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A 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. Ultimately, 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
Preface

PART ONE
Chapter 1:  Introduction to Wood Identification
Chapter 2:  Names of Woods
Chapter 3:  Features of Wood Used in Identification
Chapter 4:  Tools and Techniques

PART TWO
The Woods
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

Apendix
Glossary
Further Reading
Metric Equivalents
Photo Credits
The Woods at a Glance
index
Intro No
ISBN No
Video No
Author R. Bruce Hoadley
Publication Year 2016
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Pages No
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Cover Paperback
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SKU FWW61077588
Table Of Contents Forward
Preface

PART ONE
Chapter 1:  Introduction to Wood Identification
Chapter 2:  Names of Woods
Chapter 3:  Features of Wood Used in Identification
Chapter 4:  Tools and Techniques

PART TWO
The Woods
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

Apendix
Glossary
Further Reading
Metric Equivalents
Photo Credits
The Woods at a Glance
index
Intro No
Video No
Author R. Bruce Hoadley
ISBN No
Publication Year 2016
Pages No
Photo No
Drawings No
Video Download No
Other Formats No
Cover PDF eBook
Format eBook (PDF)
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