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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.1

Welcome to the Wood category. Please use this category for your research projects pertaining to the study and research of wood. The wood research projects could include analysis about lumber and the properties and attributes of a specific wood species.

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Research links

The links provided below are helpful links for our editors to use, they are by no means meant to be the only source. If you find links that are helpful for the research of this subject, please include them below.

https://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/index.php (Forest Products Laboratory)

https://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/ (US Forest Service Tree Search)

https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/index.html (Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods)

http://www.hardwoodinfo.com/consumer/rediscovering-hardwoods/types-of-wood/ (Types of Wood by American Hardwoods)

https://ufei.calpoly.edu/ (Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute, Cal Poly)

https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/index.html (Romeyn B. Hough. Radial, tangential, and cross-sections of 350 North American woods from the 14-volume rare book The American Woods.

https://www.arborday.org/ (Arbor Day Foundation)

Featured project

The American Woods Project

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Files and images in this category

File Gallery: Wood

  ID T Name Actions
629 Bigtooth Aspen Buds
Bigtooth Aspen bud
Reference: Photograph by Christopher Burnett
Source: https://fineartamerica.com/
623 Populus Grandidentata (Michaux)
Bigtooth Aspen, Populus Grandidentata (Michaux)
Source: www.starhillforest.com
621 Bigtooth Aspen Tree Bark
Bigtooth Aspen tree bark
Attribution: Paul Wray, Iowa State University, Bugwood.org
Source: https://www.forestryimages.org/browse/detail.cfm?imgnum=0008013
619 Big Tooth Aspen Foliage
Leaves of Bigtooth Aspen (Populus grandidentata)
Attribution: User:Schzmo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Populus_grandidentata.JPG
592 72. Populus Tremuloides, Michx.
Romeyn B. Hough's American Woods, Volume III plate 72
Reference: Plate_72.Jpg (JPEG Image, 1883 × 2711 Pixels) — Scaled (33%). https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/vlgimage/plate_72.jpg. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.
591 Quaking Aspen-National Reproductive Stand Page 110 Schoonover
"American Woods" Illustration for "Quaking Aspen-National Reproductive Stand"
Reference: Schoonover, Shelley E. 1886-. American Woods pg. 110 Santa Monica, Calif.: Watling, 1951.
590 Populus Tremuloides Michaux
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.
542 Myrica Cerifera Linnaeus
Middle-aged Myrica cerifera: Southern Waxmyrtle
Reference: Watson, Edward F. Gilman and Dennis G. Figure 1. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ST410. Accessed 18 Jan. 2020.
Source: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/LyraEDISServlet?command=getImageDetail&image_soid=FIGURE%201%20ST410&document_soid=ST410&document_version=9512
541 Southern Waxmrytle Male Female Flowers
Showing the male and female flowers of the Southern Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera)
Attribution: By Valis55 - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57409589
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Southern_Wax_Myrtle_Flower_Sexing.jpg


1 Wikipedia contributors. "Wood." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 9 Feb. 2017. Web. 11 Feb. 2017.

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