Apr 08, 2020
Wood
Posted by Harvey Green

A rich, authoritative look at a material that plays an essential role in human culture Wood has been a central part of human life throughout the world for thousands of years In an intoxicating mix of science, history, and practical information, historian and woodworker Harvey Green considers this vital material s place on the planet What makes one wood hard and one soft A rich, authoritative look at a material that plays an essential role in human culture Wood has been a central part of human life throughout the world for thousands of years In an intoxicating mix of science, history, and practical information, historian and woodworker Harvey Green considers this vital material s place on the planet What makes one wood hard and one soft How did we find it, tame it Where does it fit into the histories of technology, architecture, and industrialization, of empire, exploration, and settlement Spanning the surprising histories of the log cabin and Windsor chair, the deep truth about veneer, the role of wood in the American Revolution, the disappearance of the rain forests, the botany behind the baseball bat, and much , Wood is a deep and satisfying look at one of our most treasured resources.

  • Title: Wood
  • Author: Harvey Green
  • ISBN: 9781429588553
  • Page: 229
  • Format: ebook
  • Wood A rich authoritative look at a material that plays an essential role in human culture Wood has been a central part of human life throughout the world for thousands of years In an intoxicating mix of


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