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The I.D. Wood iPhone application contains full-screen samples and information on over 50 different species of wood.
The application lists common uses, botanical names, origins and properties as well as the sustainability and durability of each species. It also includes a glossary, illustrations of lumber cutting techniques and a thickness measuring screen, and a search tool that allows the user to browse wood types according to different categories.
The stand-alone application is designed as a pocket guide that can be used with or without an internet connection, making it a valuable reference tool.