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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
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.
488 English Walnut Foliage
Juglans regia: Leaves and an unripened fruit.
Attribution: Sten Porse [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Juglans-regia-fruit.JPG
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&.
485 English Walnut Tree Bark
Walnut tree (Juglans regia) bark, Schanzengraben - Hospitalgraben, Weimar, Germany
Attribution: KaiKemmann [CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Walnut_tree_(Juglans_regia)_bark,_Schanzengraben_-_Hospitalgraben,_Weimar,_Germany.jpg
484 English Walnut Pod
Juglans regia (the Common walnut or Persian walnut), is the original walnut tree of the Old World.
Attribution: Böhringer Friedrich [CC BY-SA 2.5 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Juglans_regia_Echte_Walnussfrucht_1.jpg
470 Black Walnut Canoe
A black walnut canoe during construction
Reference: creativelenna. Wee Lassie Canoe Thwart -Black Walnut. 28 Apr. 2013. Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/photos/creativelenna/8697833708/.
468 Page 100 Schoonover
Black Walnut Grove in Indiana (page 100 of American Woods)
Reference: Reference: Shelley E. Schoonover (American Woods) 1951 (Watling & Co. ) Santa Monica, CA
469 Page 102 Schoonover
Black Walnut Curly and Fiddle-Back Figure (page 102 of American Woods)
Reference: Reference: Shelley E. Schoonover (American Woods) 1951 (Watling & Co. ) Santa Monica, CA
466 Juglans Nigra (Linnaeus)
The National Champion Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) on Sauvie Island, Oregon.
Reference: "File:Sauvie island black walnut.JPG." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 15 Mar 2015, 23:45 UTC. 2 Nov 2019, 14:56 .
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sauvie_island_black_walnut.JPG
465 Black Walnut tree bark
Black Walnut tree bark
Reference: "File:Black Walnut Bark Detail.JPG." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 24 Dec 2018, 12:44 UTC. 2 Nov 2019, 14:47 .
Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/79/Black_Walnut_Bark_Detail.JPG


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