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Wood Identification & Use by Terry Porter


Wood Identification & Use by Terry Porter

More than 200 timber species are described in this lavishly illustrated, compact edition of U.K. author Terry Porter's best-selling book. There are handsome colour photographs of each species, and reliable data on working properties, seasoning requirements and typical uses. A further 200 species are listed in brief, and there is a comprehensive index. Aimed squarely at the individual or small-scale user, whether professional or amateur, the book includes woods used in cabinetmaking, joinery, carpentry, turning and carving.

About the Author

A professional woodworker and former editor of GMC's best-selling Woodturning magazine, Terry Porter has brought a lifetime's practical experience to the writing of this book. He lives in Lincolnshire.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st March 2012


Terry Porter

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Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd


288 pages


DIY: carpentry & woodworking



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