From the Taunton Press:
With just the naked eye and a hand lens or elementary microscopy, you will be able to identify over 180 domestic and tropical hardwoods and softwoods by following the straightforward techniques in this book.
Bruce Hoadley, a professor of wood science and technology at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, provides:
In honor of Bruce's memory, we have discounted Identifying Wood - add this essential book to your library and explore the world of wood through Bruce's eyes.
- An overview of the wood identification process
- A look at the basic anatomy of woody plants
- Hundreds of easy-to-use charts and crystal-clear photographs and microphotographs
- Sources of information and materials, and a glossary of all technical terms used in the book