Wood; A Manual Of The Natural History And Industrial Applications Of The Timbers Of Commerce

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byGeorge Simonds Boulger

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...650. W 40-5. R 852 kilos. Sapwood yellowish-white; heart lightbrown, heavy, strong, tough, compact, but not durable; pores in spring-wood conspicuously large and almost entirely in a single row. Valuable for tool-handles, agricultural implements, wheelhubs, cooperage, etc., and for fuel. Elm, Canadian, Cliff, Cork, Hickory, Rock or White (U. racemdsa Thomas). French "Orme a grappe." Germ. "Trauben Ulme, Felsen Ulme." Canada and Eastern United States. Height 80--150 ft.; diam. 2--3 ft. S.G. 726--765. W 45-26--47. Fig. 52.--Transverse section of Common Elm (Ulmus campestris). K 1066 kilos. c 9182. c' 1213. v 1191. e' 1-39. p' 1-14. Sapwood greenish, not durable; pores in spring wood small, those in summer-wood in fine rather distant lines; heavy, hard, compact, very strong, tough and elastic. Logs 20--40 ft. long and 11--16 in. square, liable to split in drying, and, therefore, preferably kept immersed; very durable under water. A valuable, but very slow-growing timber, making on an average only one inch of diameter in fourteen years. Largely used for the same purposes as the above-mentioned species, and for house and boat-building, and exported in large quantities to Liverpool and London for coach-building, wheels, piles, boat-building, etc., fetching £5 10s. per load. Elm, Cork, Common or English (U. campistris Sm.). Germ. "Korkulme, Rote Riister." Height 80--90 ft.; diam. 2--3 ft. S.G. 542--909. W 34--56-7. E 445 tons per sq. in. e'-56. p 14,400--13,489. p'-49. / 3-5. ft 6-25. c 5,460. c' "721. fc 4-6. v'-757. fs-62. Sapwood narrow, yellowish-white, as durable as the heart; heart dark-brown or brownish-red, heavy, hard, firm, elastic, very tough, very difficult to split, extremely durable if kept either dry or wet. The Rialto at...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...650. W 40-5. R 852 kilos. Sapwood yellowish-white; heart lightbrown, heavy, strong, tough, compact, but not dur...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021741995X

ISBN - 13:9780217419956

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