Reprinted with permission from the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Kentucky.
Those who work with wood should have a basic understanding of wood anatomy so they will be familiar with how different anatomical features influence wood properties and, in turn, how these properties react to different treatments and uses of the wood...
To download the file below, right click and choose "save target as." The document is in Acrobat PDF format. Download the latest Acrobat Reader if required. To view the file, left click the link below.
An Introduction to Wood Anatomy Characteristics Common To Softwoods & Hardwoods