The Soul of A Tree

The Soul of A Tree

A Woodworker's Reflections

Book - 1988
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A master woodworker, George Nakashima, shares his experiences, techniques and devotion to his medium in this text. A beautiful book in which this remarkable Japanese American craftsman and philosopher impresses us with his devotion to discovering the inherent beauty of wood so that noble trees might have a second life as furniture. The first part of this meditative book reveals the development of Nakashima as a spiritual artist and the influence of life in an Indian ashram in the 1930's. The second reveals the inner truth and nature of the different trees with which he works,
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; Dist. in the U.S. by Kodansha through Harper & Row, 1988.
Edition: First paperback edition
ISBN: 9780870119033
Branch Call Number: 749.2 NAKASHIM, 1988
Characteristics: xxi, 221 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.


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