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The Real Wood Bible, Book The Real Wood Bible is the complete illustrated guide to choosing and using 100 decorative woods! Learn more about the wood you regularly use and discover the benefits of species you haven´t previously considered. Find out how trees are converted into boards and veneer, how some remarkable natural effects occur, and what types of wood can be bought from sustainable sources. Packed with advice on buying and storing lumber, this beautifully illustrated guide includes a picture gallery that will insipre, and an authoritative Wood Directory that features a photograph of each wood in detail and to scale. Softcover.Technical Details:A comprehensive and fascinating resource for anyone who enjoys working with wood.Written by Nick Gibbs.256 pages.Includes a comprehensive A-Z guide to the world´s most popular woods and information on sustainability, including key issues and certifying bodies.Nick Gibbs is a former editor of Woodworker magazine, writer, editor and woodcarver.Table of Contents:Introduction: page 6Sustainability: page 12Buying Woods: page 16Trees to Boards: page 22Storing Lumber: page 30Wood Directory/How to Use This Book: page 34Wood Selector: page 37Principal Woods: page 42Secondary Woods: page 206Special Effects: page 230Glossary: page 250Index: page 252

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