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“You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.”. ~ Saint Bernard

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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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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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Southern Waxmrytle
The Tree The Southern Waxmyrtle is usually a small tree seldom over 40 feet high, and more frequently is a large shrub forming dense thickets. It is a slender upright tree with a well rounded crown and spreading branches. It grows best in moist sandy soils. Several trunks often spring from the par
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American Woods
The Hardwoods - Broadleafs
Pecan
The Tree The Pecan is one of four of the commercially important pecan hickories, namely Sweet Pecan, Water Hickory (also called Bitter Pecan), Nutmeg Hickory and Bitternut Hickory. The largest of the hickory genus, the Pecan is often 90 to 100 feet high, has a trunk two to four feet in diameter, a
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American Woods
The Hardwoods - Broadleafs
Hickory
Grains and Figures in Wood
Introduction Burls, knots, medullary rays, annual growth rings, grains in the lumber such as wavy grain and cross grain, variations in the coloring matter irregularly distributed in the wood, or other distortion formed in the tree either from injury or the hazards of nature, form different patterns
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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) 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

Latest files

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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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