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Title:
Working reclaimed wood : a guide for woodworkers, makers & designers / Yoav Liberman.
ISBN:
9781440350818
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Cincinnati, Ohio : Popular Woodworking Books, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Reclaimed wood -- The reclaimed warehouse experience -- A reclaim resource guide -- Processing reclaimed wood -- Salvaged/recovered wood -- Restoring reclaimed hardware -- Designing reclaimed wood -- Epilogue: reclaiming the future.
Abstract:
"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!"--Back cover.
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This book is a celebration of reclaimed wood and the beautiful range of possibilities that exists for its creative use. Through technique discussions, ideas for sourcing wood, coverage of safety concerns, detailed photographs and helpful case studies, this guide helps you plan and execute your own reclaimed wood projects. Whether you're interested in sourcing reclaimed wood for environmentally-conscious reasons or tapping into the history or story behind the wood, this guide will walk you though every aspect of using this wonderful material.