A Splintered History of Wood: Belt-Sander Races, Blind Woodworkers, and Baseball Bats

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A Splintered History of Wood is a passionate and personal exploration of nature’s greatest gift: wood. In the successful tradition of books such as Salt and Cod, writer and carpenter Spike Carlsen explores the history, versatility, and special appeal of something we use everyday—but take for granted—in this comprehensive and dynamic history of wood’s global impact and its personal significance to people in all walks of life.

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In the successful tradition of books such as "Salt" and "Cod," this work explores the history, versatility, and special appeal of something used every day but often taken for granted--wood. b&w photos throughout.

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