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Black Walnut
The Tree The Black Walnut tree is one of the best known and most valuable of all forest trees native to the United States. It is of value not only because of its beautiful and highly prized wood but for its delicious nuts used in foods such as candy, bread, cakes, and ice cream. It is strictly an
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American Woods
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Walnut
English Walnut
The Tree The English Walnut was imported from Persia and extensively planted for nut production. Several excellent varieties have been developed to produce large soft-shelled, sweet-meated nuts. It is not a large tree, attaining a height of only 50 feet and a trunk diameter of 8 to 20 inches. The
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Wood Research Portal
Introduction Wood has been used for thousands of years for fuel, as a construction material, for making tools and weapons, furniture and paper, and as a feed-stock for the production of purified cellulose and its derivatives, such as cellophane and cellulose acetate.Wikipedia contributors. "Wood."
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Dendrology Research Portal
Introduction Dendrology (Ancient Greek: δένδρον, dendron, "tree"; and Ancient Greek: -λογία, -logia, science of or study of) or xylology (Ancient Greek: ξύλον, ksulon, "wood") is the science and study of wooded plants (trees, shrubs, and lianas), specifically, their taxonomic classifications. There
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Glossary of Woodworking Hand Tools
Instructions Welcome to our Glossary of Woodworking Hand Tools. Feel free to edit and add "Hand Tools" to this research page. Please follow the general guidelines as outlined below. Add only woodworking terminology that is widely used in the crafts, arts, trades and industry of woodworking. Avo
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Plate No. 168 Juniperus Occidentialis cross section plate.
Reference: An Index to “The American Woods” by Romeyn B. Hough. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/toc.html. Accessed 17 Feb. 2019.
The alligator juniper is named for its distinctive bark that resembles the rough, checkered skin of an alligator. This species can either be a shrub or tree depending on the growing location and conditions.
Reference: “Consider a Juniper Tree or Shrub If You Like Evergreen Conifers.” The Spruce, https://www.thespruce.com/twelve-species-juniper-trees-and-shrubs-3269665. Accessed 11 Aug. 2019.
Attribution: Susan Dussaman/Flickr/CC By 2.0 The man with the axe by Paul Gauguin (1891)
Reference: "File:Paul Gauguin 029.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 28 May 2018, 15:16 UTC. 25 Dec 2018, 06:04 . 

Woodblock made ca. 1930 exactly the same way as they were made by artisans ca. 1830. The skill and the care are the same. There is a drawing or a copy of it coming from the artist. Then the woodcutter and the printer take over. Their skill varies. Hokusai once wrote to one of his editors that he was not happy with one of the woodcutters. In the case of the new cuts of the 36 views of the Fuji, only experts can distinguish the many versions - mainly by differences of the frame around the script

Attribution: Katsushika Hokusai [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/The_Fuji_from_the_mountains_of_Totomi.jpg Boys at YMCA Camp Lichtman
No ink on negative. Group of boys participating in woodworking project. Notation "P26" in lower right-hand corner (not ink on negative). "KODAK SAFETY 15" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Reference: Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Credit: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012.

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459 Butternut Turned Bowl (b)
Butternut turned bowl by Lewis Kauffman
Source: https://thepatriotwoodworker.com/uploads/monthly_2019_10/1030602948_bumblebeebutter2.JPG.ca939c5fa5d9fbfb026a89b0ee61f71a.JPG
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486 Juglns Regia (Linnaeus)
English Walnut tree in the state of Ohio
Reference: “English Walnut (Juglans Regia ).” Forestry Images, 17 July 2015, http://www.forestryimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=5509637&.
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487 English Walnut Range Map
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489 English Walnut Slab
Exhibition Grade Marblecake Crotchwood English Walnut Slab by Cook Woods
Reference: “Exhibition Grade Marblecake Crotchwood English Walnut Slab.” Cook Woods, https://www.cookwoods.com/products/english-walnut-w100210. Accessed 9 Nov. 2019.
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461 Butternut Fruit
Butternut fruit
Reference: UFEI - SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide. https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/juglans-cinerea. Accessed 30 Oct. 2019.
Source: https://selectree.calpoly.edu/images/0700/44/original/juglans-cinerea-fruit-2.jpg
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