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Green Woodworking
Introduction Wikipedia contributors. "Green woodworking." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 24 Jul. 2019. Web. 22 Dec. 2019. Green woodworking is a form of wood craft or in broad terms, carpentry, that works unseasoned or "green" timber into finished items. Unseas
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Froe
Introduction Wikipedia contributors. "Froe." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 18 Oct. 2019. Web. 5 Jan. 2020. A froe uses the haft as a lever to multiply the force upon the blade, allowing wood to be torn apart with remarkably little force applied to the haft. By
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Glossary of Woodworking Machinery
Instructions Welcome to our Glossary of Woodworking Machinery. Feel free to edit and add terminology 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. Avoid en
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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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Adze
Introduction The adze is a cutting tool that defines itself back to the Stone Age: prehistoric cultural stage, or level of human development, characterized by the creation and use of stone tools. The Stone Age, whose origin coincides with the discovery of the oldest known stone tools, which have b
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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) Ship carpenters use adzes on structural timbers for Constitution‘s extensive 1927-1931 restoration. [Courtesy U.S. Navy]

Reference: “Axes and Adzes.” USS Constitution Museum, 28 July 2015, https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/2015/07/28/axes-and-adzes/.
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 Switzerland: children at a woodwork class with their teacher

Attribution: Photograph attributed to H. Schlegel, ca. 1925 (?). See page for author [CC BY 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ASwitzerland%3B_children_at_a_woodwork_class_with_their_teacher_Wellcome_L0074559.jpg

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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)]
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