‘A Future with Natural Wood’


Written by bestselling Austrian author Dr Erwin Thoma who has a deep understanding of trees, their growth cycles, natural timber production and the positive health effect of natural timber products. Translated from German into English by Iris Detenhoff.

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Bestselling Austrian author Dr. Erwin Thoma has a deep understanding of trees, their growth cycles and natural timber production. Growing up and working as forestry ranger in the Austrian Alps, Erwin was lucky enough to have a carpenter grand dad who passed on a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Discover how people traditionally worked within natural seasons and cycles before the onset of high tech solutions. This traditional wisdom is still very useful today but would be lost without people like Erwin sharing what his grand dad taught him.

In this, the first of his books translated into English, you will find interesting and amusing stories that reveal Erwin’s wealth of knowledge regarding trees, forests and wood. Perhaps, for some readers, this book will contain more information than they imagined possible for such subjects. For others, this will be a welcome introduction to wood-related subjects and an inspiration for a future using natural timber. ”Written in a colloquial style, it offers an insight into his humble genius.

You will see trees, forests and your home environment in a new, better informed way and feel inspired to build your future with natural timber.


Very interesting interview with Dr. Erwin Thoma, subtitled:)

Dr. Erwin Thoma


Click here to read the foreword by US Architect Gordon Pierce


Additional information

Weight 0.250 kg
Dimensions 15 × 23 × 1.5 cm