The Art And Craft Of Wood: A Practical Guide To Harvesting, Choosing, Reclaiming, Preparing, Crafting, And Building With Raw W by Silas J. KylerThe Art And Craft Of Wood: A Practical Guide To Harvesting, Choosing, Reclaiming, Preparing, Crafting, And Building With Raw W by Silas J. Kyler

The Art And Craft Of Wood: A Practical Guide To Harvesting, Choosing, Reclaiming, Preparing, Crafting, And Building With Raw W

bySilas J. Kyler, David Hildreth

Paper over Board | June 1, 2017

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The Art and Craft of Woodshows you how to mill, stack, dry, and flatten a log into useable lumber and build a variety of household furnishings.

Trees are all around us. They provide shade, beautify our neighborhoods, filter our water, and clean our air, but when they die, we often don''t know what to do with them. Now you can learn the skills to reclaim those trees as lumber. Perfect for the woodworking hobbyist,The Art and Craft of Woodintroduces readers to the basics of wood craft.

The Art and Craft of Woodwill inspire you to make something of your own through simple, step-by-step photos. As a reader, you will learn valuable skills, including:

  • Where to find wood that you can reclaim for your own use
  • How to mill, stack, dry, and flatten your log into useable lumber
  • Create a variety of useful household furnishings in 7 step-by-step projects ranging in difficulty from novice to more complicated
  • What to do with leftover material, such as making firestarters and animal bedding

Authors Silas Kyler and David Hildreth are also the filmmakers behind the documentaryFelled,a film about giving new life to urban trees;they have lived the processof refining wood.The Art and Craft of Woodis their guide to you!

Silas Kyleris an Arizona native and resides in Tempe, Arizona, with his wife and three young children. Having graduated from Scottsdale Community College with an associate''s degree in film production, Silas has always had an interest in telling stories through film and took inspiration from what people were doing with urban lumber for...
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Title:The Art And Craft Of Wood: A Practical Guide To Harvesting, Choosing, Reclaiming, Preparing, Crafti...Format:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:160 pages, 10.5 X 8.25 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 10.5 X 8.25 X 0.75 inPublished:June 1, 2017Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631592971

ISBN - 13:9781631592973

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The Art and Craft of Wood shows you how to mill, stack, dry, and flatten a log into useable lumber and build a variety of household furnishings. Trees are all around us. They provide shade, beautify our neighborhoods, filter our water, and clean our air, but when they die, we often don't know what to do with them. Now you can learn the skills to reclaim those trees as lumber. Perfect for the woodworking hobbyist, The Art and Craft of Wood introduces readers to the basics of wood craft.  The Art and Craft of Wood will inspire you to make something of your own through simple, step-by-step photos. As a reader, you will learn valuable skills, including:Where to find wood that you can reclaim for your own useHow to mill, stack, dry, and flatten your log into useable lumberCreate a variety of useful household furnishings in 7 step-by-step projects ranging in difficulty from novice to more complicatedWhat to do with leftover material, such as making firestarters and animal beddingAuthors Silas Kyler and David Hildreth are also the filmmakers behind the documentary Felled, a film about giving new life to urban trees; they have lived the process of refining wood. The Art and Craft of Wood is their guide to you!