• 6. The two 18th-century woodenchurches, and an octagonal clocktower, also in wood and built in1862 are unusual constructions,in which carpenters created abold visionary architecture,perpetuate an ancient model ofparish space and are in harmonywith the surrounding landscape. (slideshare.net)
  • Known Constructions using wood date back ten thousand years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural wood contains pores formed from the remains of parallel, tube-like cells, the walls of which contain cellulose, along with biopolymers known as lignin and hemicelluloses. (nature.com)
  • 2 treated natural wood with a mixture of sodium hydroxide and sodium sulfite, which partly removed the lignin and hemicelluloses. (nature.com)
  • These walls also contain lignin and hemicelluloses, and form hollow wood fibres. (nature.com)
  • Song and colleagues then compress the blocks at temperatures of about 100 °C. This removes most of the pores in the wood, and increases its density from 0.43 grams per cubic centimetre to 1.3 g cm −3 . (nature.com)
  • Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) are goods of biological origin other than wood, derived from forests, other wooded land and trees outside forests. (fao.org)
  • Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wood is sometimes defined as only the secondary xylem in the stems of trees, or it is defined more broadly to include the same type of tissue elsewhere such as in the roots of trees or shrubs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wood, in the strict sense, is yielded by trees, which increase in diameter by the formation, between the existing wood and the inner bark, of new woody layers which envelop the entire stem, living branches, and roots. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recognition of the importance of non-wood forest products in developed countries has grown steadily in recent years. (fao.org)
  • A 2011 discovery in the Canadian province of New Brunswick yielded the earliest known plants to have grown wood, approximately 395 to 400 million years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • The width of wood wool fibers varies from 1.5 to 20 mm, while their length is usually around 500 mm (depending on the production process). (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to its high volume and large surface area, wood wool can be used for applications where water or moisture retention is necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the UK there are specifications for dimensions, pH, moisture content and freedom from dust and small pieces, set by British Standard BS 2548 for wood wool for general packaging purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wood-wool processing may involve drying to reduce moisture in compliance with local requirements, as in the UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • This inner wood (the heartwood, as opposed to the functional sapwood) is valued for outdoor construction because of its resistance to moisture and to decay-producing organisms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Freshly cut wood contains much moisture and tends to warp and split as it dries. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The authors' method starts by treating wood blocks with sodium hydroxide and sodium sulfite, a chemical process similar to the method used to pulp wood to make paper. (nature.com)
  • Wood started his career as an amateur with Newcastle United, though he failed to make a first team appearance and moved to Darlington in 1949. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the United States the name wood wool is reserved for only a small proportion of the output consisting of certain special grades of extra thin and narrow stock. (wikipedia.org)
  • On its own, this effect would be expected to cause the stiffness and strength of wood to increase in proportion to the increase in density 4 . (nature.com)
  • Sir Henry Joseph Wood CH (3 March 1869 - 19 August 1944) was an English conductor best known for his association with London's annual series of promenade concerts , known as the Proms . (wikipedia.org)
  • The series was successful, and Wood conducted annual promenade series until his death in 1944. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wood Puzzler focuses on the alphabet using spelling, pronunciation and vocabulary with beautiful original artwork, all in a series of cheerful wood puzzle games. (apple.com)
  • Following this Urban Design Observation post, some Core77 readers have asked for a series on how to design for wood movement. (core77.com)
  • Slabs of bonded wood wool are considered environmentally friendly construction and insulation materials because they do not contain organic binders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although synthetic materials have supplanted wood in many of its former uses, it is still widely employed for furniture, floors, railway ties, paper manufacture, and innumerable other purposes. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Wood is among the oldest materials used by humans, and is still commonly used for building 1 . (nature.com)
  • Many cellulose-based materials swell undesirably when they come into contact with water, but Song and colleagues report that water swelling of their densified wood is tolerably small. (nature.com)
  • The densified wood is still lighter than metallic materials, so its stiffness and strength open up the potential for many engineering applications. (nature.com)
  • The changes include altering her cause of death to "Drowning and other undetermined factors" and adding the statement "Circumstances not clearly established" to how Wood ended up in the water while on a yacht with husband Robert Wagner and actor and co-star Christopher Walken. (yahoo.com)
  • Wood was born in Oxford Street , London, the only child of Henry Joseph Wood and his wife Martha, née Morris. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kerry Wood, wife Sarah and children Justin and Katie stop for a picture on the red carpet for the Organic School Project fundraiser at Chicago's 10 Pin. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Wood married his wife Elizabeth in 1954. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnostically illustrated with light and scanning electron micrographs, Comparative Wood Anatomy lucidly introduces dicotyledon wood in terms of cell types and their variations, pertinent literature, taxonomic distribution of features, terminology, and methods for preparation. (springer.com)
  • Finally, wood wool can be dyed to produce a variety of colored products. (wikipedia.org)
  • What is the main reason as to why you are choosing wood burning? (google.com)
  • We are sorry to hear Willow Wood did not meet all of your expectations, and we will share your feedback with our management team. (caring.com)
  • Wood has been used for thousands of years for fuel, as a construction material, for making tools and weapons, furniture and paper, and as a feedstock for the production of purified cellulose and its derivatives, such as cellophane and cellulose acetate. (wikipedia.org)
  • People have used wood for thousands of years for many purposes, including as a fuel or as a construction material for making houses, tools, weapons, furniture, packaging, artworks, and paper. (wikipedia.org)
  • As this game was played in the era before substitutes Jackie Blanchflower was forced to play in goal following the incident, Wood eventually came back on after treatment to play as a forward, United went on to lose the game 2-1. (wikipedia.org)
  • At Willow Wood, they were exceptional in the sales department, and Carlos was over-the-top exceptional and fantastic. (caring.com)
  • The resulting stable material is too dense to float on water, but the authors report that its stiffness and strength have both increased impressively, by a factor of about 11 compared with untreated wood. (nature.com)
  • As the authors point out, previous attempts to densify wood also improved the strength, but by no more than a factor of about three to four 3 . (nature.com)
  • It therefore seems likely that the authors' chemical treatment modifies and strengthens the cellulose-based composite that makes up cell walls in wood. (nature.com)
  • Wood wool fibers can be compressed and when the pressure is removed they resume their initial volume. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pressure-treated wood is lumber that has had a preservative forced into it under pressure. (encyclopedia.com)
  • An improved method for compressing wood substantially increases its strength and stiffness, opening up the possibility of applications in engineering for which natural wood is too weak. (nature.com)
  • The resulting material was about 3 times as dense as natural wood, and about 11 times as stiff and strong - making it potentially useful for high-strength engineering applications. (nature.com)
  • [n In June 1883, visiting the Fisheries Exhibition at South Kensington with his father, Wood was invited to play the organ in one of the galleries, making a good enough impression to be engaged to give recitals at the exhibition building over the next three months. (wikipedia.org)
  • After similar work for Richard D'Oyly Carte 's opera companies on the works of Arthur Sullivan and others, Wood became the conductor of a small operatic touring company. (wikipedia.org)
  • a material used in the production of cement-bonded wood wool boards . (wikipedia.org)
  • When these fibers are bonded with cement or magnesite , bonded wood wool boards are produced. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dead branch may not be attached to the trunk wood except at its base, and can drop out after the tree has been sawn into boards. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each piece puts the user's attention on the wood itself, and the joinery details in particular. (treehugger.com)
  • Due to its rapid growth rate, albizia wood is a frequently used product. (ehow.com)
  • By the 1920s, Wood had steered the repertoire entirely to classical music. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wood declined the chief conductorships of the New York Philharmonic and Boston Symphony Orchestras, believing it his duty to serve music in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • He had an enormous influence on the musical life of Britain over his long career: he and Newman greatly improved access to classical music, and Wood raised the standard of orchestral playing and nurtured the taste of the public, presenting a vast repertoire of music spanning four centuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • After taking private lessons from the musicologist Ebenezer Prout , Wood entered the Royal Academy of Music at the age of seventeen, studying harmony and composition with Prout, organ with Charles Steggall, and piano with Walter Macfarren. (wikipedia.org)
  • Berge L, Bignell DE, Rahman H et al (2008) Quantification of termite attack on lying dead wood by a line intersection method in the Kabili-Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia. (springer.com)
  • At the age of ten, through the influence of one of his uncles, Wood made his first paid appearance as an organist at St Mary Aldermanbury , being paid half a crown . (wikipedia.org)