TBT: The Wood Handbook. A go-to resource since 1935

Wood Handbooks

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The Wood Handbook has been the go-to guide for all things wood for generations. The Wood Handbook was first issued in 1935 and revised in 1955, 1974, 1987, and 1999.

Each of the Handbook’s 20 chapters is aimed at providing a general discussion of particular topics.¬†Engineers, woodworkers, hobbyists, painters, construction specialists, and many more who work with wood now turn to the latest version.

The Centennial Edition, seen below, was newly revised and edited for FPL’s 100th anniversary celebration in 2010. One highlight is the addition of a new introductory chapter: Wood as a Sustainable Building Material.