More than 600 photos! A visual guide useful for nature observation and wood processing. 101 useful Japanese species are posted for each spread.
Standing trees including leaves and bark, flat wood samples that show color and grain,
In the photo of furniture, tools, buildings, etc. where the wood is used,
Introducing an explanation that explains the characteristics and uses of trees.
From nature lovers to tree professionals, I am familiar with trees but want to know about wood,
I know about wood, but I want to learn more about the trees and leaves that are growing.
A useful book for anyone in any position.
More than 600 photos.
[Listed tree species name 101]
Aodamo / Akaezomatsu / Akagashi / Akagi / Akamatsu / Asada / Azukinashi / Isunoki / Itayakaede / Yew / Ginkgo / Inuenju / Inumaki / Ume / Urushi / Egonoki / Ezomatsu / Enoki / Onigurumi / Onoolekanba / Kaki / Kamatsuka / Kaya / Larch / Kihada / Kiri / Kusunoki / Gummy / Chrysanthemum / Black pine / Kuromoji / Keyaki / Kemponashi / Koyamaki / Konara / Kobushi / Salsuberi / Sawara / Sansho / Shii / Shiurizakura / Shioji / Side / Shinanoki / Shirakashi / Shirakamba / Sugi / Sen / Sendan / Soushiju / Soyogo / Tabunoki / Chanchin / Tsuga / Tsuge / Tsubaki / Deigo / Terihaboku / Togasawara / Tochi / Todomatsu / Nanten / Nigaki / Niseakacia / Nire / Nezuko / Nezumisashi / Hazeno / Hannoki / Hiiragi / Hinoki / Hiba / Himekomatsu / Biwa / Fukugi / Beech / Hoonoki / Poplar / Mayumi / Mikan / Mizuki / Mizunara / Mizume / Mukunoki / Mochinoki / Mokkoku / Fir / Monpanoki / Yachidamo / Yamagwa / Yamazakura / Ryukyu Kokutan / Ryukyu Matsu / Ryobu
Other wood samples / List of trees by use / Glossary / Tree species name index / Scientific name index
- Release Date:
- March, 2016
Born in 1955. Editor, chair researcher.
In addition to chairs and furniture, he edits and writes with the main theme of wood, from forests and wood to wood crafts.
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