Understanding Wood ePUB Ô Hardcover

Understanding Wood In this essential reference for woodworkers, R Bruce Hoadley explains everything from how trees grow to how best to cut, season, machine, join, bend, and finish wood Why do miters open and glue joints loosen How do you get a really sharp edge Examples of problems and solutions help woodworkers puzzle through their own projects, while full color photos and helpful tables illustrate key points

About the Author: R. Bruce Hoadley

Is a well known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Understanding Wood book, this is one of the most wanted R Bruce Hoadley author readers around the world.

10 thoughts on “Understanding Wood

  1. says:

    He covers many topics in this book, but does so with an amazing thoroughness I was particularly impressed by the way he explains kiln drying He did so in a fashion that was very readable, understandable thorough Much better than other papers books I ve read on the subject Another chapter covers wood microscopy

  2. says:

    Surprisingly thorough and surprisingly rigorous Hoadley coversground than you thought needed covering and dispels many, many common myths mostly, of course, surrounding wood movement It s clear he s a scientist first and a woodworker a distant second, though, and particularly the chapter on finishes is somewhat d

  3. says:

    A great in depth understanding of wood Wow If one thought out all the vicissitudes of wood it s nature, characters, varieties, movement long after it s cut down from a tree, moisture content, it s strengths and weaknesses, one could never make a piece of furniture I guess I ve beenthan lucky for 20 years having as

  4. says:

    Sono rimasto colpito dalla quantit di informazioni fornite da questo libro Sono presi in considerazione tutti gli aspetti della lavorazione del legno, a partire dalla crescita della pianta passando per la stagionatura, fino alla finitura dei manufatti Molto preciso e accurato, consigliatissimo a chiunque voglia accre

  5. says:

    Excellent book for any aspiring woodworker Covers tons of basics on everything from obtaining your wood, drying it, and working it A very good general informational type book that provides direction for where to finddetailed information should it be required.

  6. says:

    Easy to read, but offers deep knowledge on what is wood, why it behaves in certain ways and how to use it for different purposes How to use and what to use to build stuff that will be strong and last for a long time.

  7. says:

    Really good book on wood I need to read it again and again.

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  9. says:

    A good book if you want to understand wood and things associated with it.

  10. says:

    Sees wood for the trees.

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