Australian Forest Woods

Characteristics, Uses and Identification
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Australian Forest Woods describes about 130 of the most significant Australian forest trees and their wood.

With over 900 images, this is the most comprehensive guide ever written on Australian forest woods, both for the amateur and the professional wood enthusiast. Macrophotographs of the wood are shown in association with a physical description of wood characteristics, which will aid identification.

Features include:

  • An introduction to the uniqueness and usefulness of forest trees
  • Examination of the forest tree species and their wood with photographs, botanical descriptions and a summary of the characteristics of the wood
  • A section on wood identification includes fundamental information on tree growth and wood structure


  • Format
  • Pages
  • Size
    295 x 220mm
  • Publisher
    CSIRO Publishing
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