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    Here's an interesting handbook published by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. More info about wood than I knew existed or care to know about. Some of it's way over my head but it does have some good info. Best of all: it's free and downloadable as PDF.

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  • #2
    Thanks for posting this link, Mike!
    It's nice to know the reason things happen the way they do. Being a science geek, I actually appreciate the charts and graphs!

    For anyone interested, I own and recommend an interesting book that contains much of this information and explains it reasonably well.
    Inside every piece of lumber, there is a pile of sawdust waiting to be uncovered



    • #3
      That's a good website. I have the Encyclopedia of Wood. No book or website contains all woods, but certainly the more popular ones and then some. Thanx Mike.
      Jeff Powell


      • #4
        Mike, thanks for sharing. It does have an incredible amount of info, but I think I have all the charts and tables memorized now.

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