100 Woods: A Guide to Popular Timbers of the World (New edition)

100 Woods: A Guide to Popular Timbers of the World (New edition)

By: Peter Bishop (author)Paperback

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"100 Woods" offers a detailed study of the basic properties and characteristics of some of the world's most widely-used woods. Features include: over 300 colour photographs showing tangential, radial and magnified cross-sections of each wood; the wood samples have been carefully selected and prepared by the Oxford Forestry Institute; quick-reference coding system giving advice on specific woods' suitability for difference uses; and comprehensive index that includes Latin, trade and vernacular names.

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About Author

Peter Bishop has over thirty years' experience in all aspects of the timber industry. He is a Certificated Member of the Institute of Wood Science. He has written many articles for the popular woodworking press.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/04/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781861268471
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781861268471
  • weight: 520
  • ISBN10: 1861268475
  • edition: New edition

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