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The Real Wood Bible

The Real Wood Bible

By Nick Gibbs

A comprehensive and fascinating resource for anyone who enjoys working with wood. Woodworkers, crafters, interior designers and DIY-enthusiasts of all skill levels will learn more about the wood they use regularly and discover the benefits of species they hadn't previously considered. 

Find out how trees are converted into boards and veneer, how some remarkable natural effects occur, and what types of wood can be bought from sustainable sources. Packed with advice on buying and storing lumber, this beautifully illustrated guide includes a picture features a photograph of each wood in detail to scale. 

The Real Wood Bible includes:

  • A comprehensive A-Z to the world's most popular woods
  • Clear, practical advice on buying and storing lumber
  • How to convert trees into boards
  • Information on sustainability, including key issues and certifying bodies 


Author: Nick Gibbs
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd.
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781770850132
Binding: Paperback