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A reverence for wood

Eric Sloane

A reverence for wood

by Eric Sloane

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Wood.,
    • Woodwork -- United States -- History.,
    • Carpentry -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: New York : Funk & Wagnalls, c1965.

      StatementEric Sloane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA419 .S583 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. :
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2205853M
      ISBN 100805012931
      LC Control Number89027892

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        A dear friend of mine gave me a book a couple of days ago, "A Reverence for Wood" by Eric Sloane. I had not read any of Sloane's books previously, but this small book is packed with a lot of interesting information. For example, he devotes a number of pages to the historical making of . A countryman with a penchant for country things (cf. A countryman with a penchant for country things (cf. Eric Sloane's Almanac and Weather Forecaster, Folklore of American Weather, etc.) proceeds at the pace of a ruminative ramble as he remarks upon the life and times of wood in New England.

      A Reverence for Wood (Book): Sloane, Eric: Refreshingly written, delightfully illustrated book remarks expansively on the resourcefulness of early Americans in their use of this valuable commodity & -- from the crafting of furniture, tools, and buildings to the use of such by-products as charcoal and medicine. One of Sloane's best books. & -- Library Journal. 69 black-and-white illustrations. Charcoal, one of the many by-products of wood, was used to preserve meat, remove offensive odors, and produce ink. The bark of various trees was processed to make medicine. An entertaining, factual, and historically accurate book, A Reverence for Wood will delight woodcrafters and lovers of by: 4.


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sloane, Eric. Reverence for wood. New York: Ballantine Books,© (OCoLC)   Greetings fellow wood enthusiast.

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The pages show normal wear and tear. In this book Eric Sloane concentrates on wood. Colonial America was blanketed in a thick forest of first growth timber that was one of the primary economic resources to a new colony. He talks about how wood was used, burned for charcoal, riven for shakes, hewn into building timber, or sawn for lumber.

Tomorrow evening he is the host of a book party for Ms. Nakashima. Nakashima's work will also be seen at Sanford Smith's antiques show, ''Modernism: A Century of .A Reverence for WoodPM I checked out Mr.

Sloane's book today from our public library and noticed that he addresses 19 different trees: Sycamore, Tulip, Chestnut, American Elm, American Ash, Black Cherry, American Holly, Walnut, Live Oak, Hickory, Birch and American Birch.Charcoal, one of the many by-products of wood, was used to preserve meat, remove offensive odors, and produce ink.

The bark of various trees was processed to make medicine. An entertaining, factual, and historically accurate book, A Reverence for Wood will delight woodcrafters and lovers of Americana.

It is "one of Eric Sloane's best books."/5(3).