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Quaking Aspen
The Tree The Quaking Aspen is a small to medium sized tree from 50 to 65 feet high and12 to 20 inches in diameter at full maturity, but usually it i
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People Research Portal
Introduction Welcome to the People category. Create your research projects about notable people in the world of arts and crafts, and the woodworking t
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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 gen
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The American Woods Project
Introduction Welcome to The American Woods Project American Woods by Shelly E. Schoonover was published in 1951 (1st Edition) by Watling & Co. Santa M
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The Softwoods - Conifers
The Hardwoods - Broadleafs
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Featured Images

Boys in a wood shop learning about woodworking
Reference: The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Boys in wood shop." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-6d69-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Credit: Schauffler, Alfred Theodore (1839-1915) (Originator) Photograph of diorama depicting Iroquois family planting beans, corn, and squash. For educational purposes only.

Reference: "File:Growingfieldspanlg.jpeg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 2 Feb 2017, 09:49 UTC. 20 Aug 2018, 16:08 .

Items found at the Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill 
Attribution: By Carl Wycoff from Nevada, USA - The Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10537588
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boxes_in_the_Shaker_Village_at_Pleasant_Hill-RZ.jpg

Latest files

ID T Name
456 14. Juglans Cinerea Linnaeus
Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume I plate 14
Reference: Plate_14.Jpg (JPEG Image, 1873 × 2711 Pixels) - Scaled (33%). https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/vlgimage/plate_14.jpg. Accessed 27 Oct. 2019.
441 144. Taxus Brevifolia Nuttal
Reference: The American Woods: Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory Text by Romeyn B. Hough. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/common.html. Accessed 30 Aug. 2019.
432 145. Torreya Californica Torrey
Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume VI plate 145
Reference: Plate_145.Jpg (JPEG Image, 1862 × 2680 Pixels) - Scaled (34%). https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/vlgimage/plate_145.jpg. Accessed 25 Aug. 2019.
386 168. Juniperus Occidentialis, Hook.
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.
264 1922 Detroit Store
Smykowski Bros. Grocery, 1922, located 31st and Herbert Street, Detroit. This is a reduced-resolution photo scanned from original. On the left is Leo Smykowski in the center is Stefan Smykowski, the person on the right is unknown. The Smykowskis, Polish immigrants, ran three stores in Detroit, the last one closed in the early 1970s.
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1922_Detroit_store.jpg
Attribution: Billwhittaker at en.wikipedia [Public domain, CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)]
546 19th Century Knowledge Woodworking Adze And Axe
19th century knowledge woodworking adze and axe
Reference: "File:19th century knowledge woodworking adze and axe.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 26 Jan 2014, 23:25 UTC. 25 Jan 2020, 05:06 .
Attribution: Chas. A. Strelinger & Company [Public domain]
548 19th Century Screwdriver
The screwdriver, which began to appear regularly on the woodworker's bench after 1800, did not share the long evolution and tradition of other Anglo-American tool designs. The screwdriver in its early versions frequently had a scalloped blade for no other purpose than decoration. (Smithsonian photo 49794.)
Reference: The Project Gutenberg EBook of Woodworking Tools, 1600–1900, by Peter C. Welsh. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/27238/27238-h/27238-h.htm. Accessed 6 Feb. 2020.
427 242. Juniperus Pachyphloea Torr.
Plate No. 242 Juniperus Pachyphloea (Torrey) 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.
495 267. Hicoria Pecan (Britt.)
Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume XI plate 267
Reference: The American Woods: Exhibited by Actual Specimens and with Copious Explanatory Text by Romeyn B. Hough. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/common.html. Accessed 28 Nov. 2019.
543 268. Myrica Cerifera L
Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume XI plate 268
Reference: Plate_268.Jpg (JPEG Image, 1852 × 2711 Pixels) - Scaled (33%). https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/vlgimage/plate_268.jpg. Accessed 18 Jan. 2020.

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