Knowing the toxicity of woods can help turners avoid adverse reactions and allow them to enjoy woodturning for many years to come. Learn how to identify woods and become knowledgeable about wood toxicity.
- The American Woods - names and pictures - Romeyn B. Hough
- Leaf Key - College of Natural Resources
- What Tree is That? - The National Arbor Day Foundation
- Exotic Wood Identification - Hobbit House
- Wood Identification - Center for Wood Anatomy Research
- Tree identification - Dendrology at Virginia Tech
- National Register of Big Trees - Registry of big trees located in the USA
- Saw Log Value Comparison Calculator
- Native Tree Species - Click-able map of North America
- State and Provincial Tree List - What trees are found where, in North America
- Identifying Wood: Accurate Results with Simple Tools - R. Bruce Hoadley, Hardcover, 8.5 x 11 in., 240 pages, with 393 photos and drawings, 1990, ISBN 0-942391-04-7
- National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees : Eastern Region (Eastern) - Elbert Luther Little, paperback, 7.6" x 4.2", 716 pages, 1980, ISBN 0394507606.
- A Guide to Useful Woods of the World - James H. Flynn, Jr. and Charles D. Holder, paperback, 618 pages, 279 woods, 2" x 3.25" wood photos, 2001, ISBN 1892529157.
- A Guide to Useful Woods of the World - 2nd edition, J.H. Flynn & C.D. Holder