Bulletin Volume 10-12

Bulletin Volume 10-12

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...offered in the market. Their wood is of the same character as cherry, often even finer, but in small dimensions. CHESTNUT. 58. Cunsrnur (Castanea vulgaris var. americana): Wood light, moderately soft, stifl', not strong, of coarse texture; the sapwood light, the heartwood darker brown. It shrinks and checks considerably in drying, works easily, stands well, and is very durable. Used in cabinetwork, cooperage, for railway tics, telegraph poles, and locally in heavy construction. Medium-sized tree, very common in the Alleghanies, occurs from Maine to Michigan and southward to Alabama. 59. CHINQUAPIN (Castanea pumila): A small-sized tree, with wood slightly heavier but otherwise similar to the preceding; most common in Arkansas, but with nearly the same range as the chestnut. 60. Cl-IINQFAPIN (Caslanopsis chrysophg/lla): A medium-sized' tree of the western ranges of California and Oregon. COFFEE TREE. 61. C01-'FEE TREE (Gymnocladus canadenais) (coffee nut): Wood heavy, hard, strong, very still', of coarse texture, durable; the sapwood yellow, the heartwood reddish brown; shrinks and checks considerably in drying; works and stands well and takes a good polish. It is used to a limited extent in cabinetwork. A medium to large sized tree; not common. Pennsylvania to Minnesota and Arkansas. COTTONWOOD. (See POPLAR.) CUCUMBER TREE. (See TULIP.) ELM.--Wood heavy, hard, strong, very tough; moderately durable in contact with the soil; commonly crossgrained, diflicult to split and shape, warps, and checks considerably in drying, but stands well if properly handled. The broad sapwood whitish, heart brown, both with shades of gray and red; on split surface rough; texture coarse to fine; capable of high polish. Elm is used in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892984
  • 9781236892980