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Wood-Using Industries of New York Volume 14 (Paperback) Loot Price: R368
Discovery Miles 3 680
Wood-Using Industries of New York Volume 14 (Paperback): Robert V. Reynolds
Wood-Using Industries of New York Volume 14 (Paperback): Robert V. Reynolds

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Robert V. Reynolds

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 Excerpt: ...such as hat blocks and pressing blocks, and generally demand a highgrade stock of yellow poplar, basswood, or white pine. White pine contributes nearly 70 per cent of the raw material consumed in this industry and its average price f.o.b. factory is $72.21. It is used in every kind of establishment reporting and cannot be identified as particularly preferred as a pattern wood for any special kind of article. Yellow poplar, however, is especially suitable for hat blocks. The lower priced woods reported, such as beech, birch, and hemlock are used for the roughest purposes in connection with general foundry and machine shop work. Maple and white oak are used for all kinds of patterns and models because of their capacity to resist the wearing action of sand. Cherry is regarded as a high-grade pattern wood. The stock required for patterns is usually plain, rough, clear, 1 to 2 inches thick, while the models demand a clear surfaced stock 14 to 4 inches thick. There is comparatively little waste in the industry because dimensions include very short lengths. As in the trunk industry it appears that there is a notable falling off in the quantity of basswood used. This valuable species was once common in certain counties, such as Sullivan and Delaware. One manufacturer took pains to state that New York-grown basswood is superior in texture, color, and quality to that from northern, southern, or western sources. It grows faster and larger than that from Canada, finishes better than the "linn" of the South, and in drying loses none of its elasticity. Apparently this is a wood which New York woodlots should produce to great advantage. At present the freight charges on basswood from other States add $7.50 per thousand to its cost. Brushes And Brooms Table 34 in...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Robert V. Reynolds
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-88060-1
Barcode: 9781130880601
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LSN: 1-130-88060-5

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