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Working reclaimed wood : a guide for woodworkers, makers & designers

Author Liberman, Yoav
Edition First edition
Description 160 pages
ISBN 9781440350818, 1440350817
Subject Woodwork, Construction and demolition debris, Building materials
Location Main Library Adult
Status Available

Summary

"Imagine a Virtually Unlimited Supply of Wood! Reclaimed wood is intriguing for many reasons. It's environmentally friendly, it's unique, it tells a story and it can often be inexpensive or completely free. Finding and reclaiming wood effectively, though, can be a challenge. From the different types of wood you'll encounter to good sources for material to inspiring pieces of furniture (and art!), Working Reclaimed Wood guides you through the entire process of finding, using and finishing reclaimed wood with case studies, projects and makers' stories. Definitions and categories of reclaimed wood. How large-scale reclaimed lumber operations work. How to find your own reclaimed lumber for free. Tips for handling potential safety hazards. How to process your reclaimed lumber to get the best results. Incredible projects and pieces of art made from reclaimed wood. How to reclaim hardware and incorporate it into your builds. Tricks for designing with reclaimed lumber. What the future holds for reclaimed materials. Best of all, you'll learn from an experienced woodworker the best ways to incorporate reclaimed wood into your next project to give it one-of-a-kind appeal. You'll be inspired to make something incredible!" --