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Ideal for the independent or small-scale user, this comprehensive book guides you through the complicated process of identifying, processing, seasoning and drying your own timber. This is an indespensible guide to working with wood, looking at its formation, distinguishing between different species and types, clarifying important terminology and identifying potential problems. With his approachable style, Alan Holtham tackles the science behind working with timber, answering your questions and showing you how to practically apply this knowledge. Areas covered include: Anatomical structures of wood Data on working properties Seasoning and drying requirements Potential problems and solutions Health and safety considerations

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How to Season and Dry Your Own Wood

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Product code: 6419
Wood may grow on trees, but it's still expensive, especially for fine woodworkers in the market for high-quality lumber. Here's the answer: an expert's handbook on finding, processing, seasoning, and drying your own wood. Designed with the independent craftsperson in mind, it focuses on working with small loads- an approach neglected in most other books on this subject. There are tips on sources, as well as on how to select and prepare the wood to bring out the most desired grain patterns. A truly unique resource.
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Weight 1.5000
Author Alan Holtham
Pages 192
Product Form N/A
Size 8 1/4" x 10 7/8"