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Celebrating Birch: The Lore, Art, and Craft of an Ancient Tree

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With its graceful silhouette and distinctive white bark, the birch tree has been important to people wherever it has grown. This book covers all aspects of the North's most versatile tree--from its biology and ecology to its different uses, craft applications, and legends. Some of the lore revealed includes birch's role as a Welsh token of love and its mysterious connectio ...more
Paperback, 177 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Fox Chapel Publishing
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David Carlson
May 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book if you are a wood worker or just love trees. I am a tree hugger as well as a wood carver. I was not aware of all the practicual uses one can put this tree to use. Now I am on the hunt for green birch wood and birch bark for a few of the projects.
Sherri Anderson
Jun 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very informative and can't wait to try some of the projects. I wish the how to harvest sectin was a little more detailed.
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