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Some Woods of Hawaii: Properties and Uses of 16 Commercial Species.

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Title:Some Woods of Hawaii: Properties and Uses of 16 Commercial Species.
Authors:Skolmen, Roger G.
tropical wood
wood properties
Date Issued:Jun 2000
Publisher:University of Hawaii
Citation:Skolmen RG. 2000. Some woods of Hawaii: properties and uses of 16 commercial species. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 33 p. (Resource Managment; RM-7).
Series:Resource Management
Abstract:Information is given for 16 Hawaii-grown species, both native and introduced, of present or potential commercial importance. Descriptive notes include tree characteristics, history, size, and growth rates; the timber volume available in Hawaii; and accessibility for logging. Wood properties, including appearance, weight, shrinkage, strength, workability, seasoning, durability, and finishing, are explained with reference to well-known woods, and present and potential uses are described. An appendix includes technical data. Each species is illustrated in color.
Pages/Duration:33 pages
Appears in Collections: Resource Management, 1999 - present

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