Call Number:
749.213 NAKASHI
  
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Publisher, Date:
New York : Kodansha USA, 2011.
Description:
xxi, 221 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
  
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Edition:
1st U.S. ed.
Summary:
"In this lavishly illustrated volume, George Nakashima allows us an intimate look at his artistry, his philosophy, his life. It is the portrait of an artisan who strive to find the idea use for each plank in order to "create an object of utility to man and, if nature smiles, an object of lasting beauty."'--Dust jacket.
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Notes:
First published in Japan in 1981 by Kondansha International.
Includes bibliography.
Contents:
Part One: The Making of a Woodworker -- 1. Timberline -- 2. Paris -- 3. Tokyo -- 4. Pondicherry -- 5. New Hope -- Part Two: The Tree -- 6. The Pith Center -- 7. The Yaku Sugi and Other Trees -- 8. Timber -- 9. The Woods -- Part Three: The Making of an Object -- 10. New Life for the Noble Tree -- 11. A Thousand Skills, A Thousand Voices.
ISBN:
9781568363950
1568363958
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