The Wood Handbook for Craftsmen
A reference book for the professional and amateur woodworker concerning timber and its behaviour, methods of treating it, and its potential. Information is given on over 100 hardwood and softwood timbers and their properties and there is a reference colour section of the woods of the more common... read more species. Also included are details on seasoning and storage, appropriate glues, finishes and wood preservation. The author has also written "The Craft of Furniture Making".