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.
Paperback, 224 pages, 165 x 235 x 15mm
Publisher: - The Crowood Press Ltd - more
Code: - ISBN: 9781861268471
Year: - 2006
Authors: - Peter Bishop