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Read ¿ A Craftsman’s Legacy Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ç A book for makers for seekers of all kinds an exhilarating look into the heart and soul of artisans—and how their collective wisdom can inspire us all Despite our technological advances we’re busier than ever our livFiled for his popular television program Gorges identifies values that are useful for all of us taking time to slow down and enjoy the process embracing failure knowing when to stop and when to push through and accepting that perfection is an illusion Most of all  A Craftsman’s Legacy shows how all of us can embrace a creative and authentic life and learn to focus on doing what we lo. In much of the developed world where work centers around computer screens this is a refreshing examination of artisans who use their hands to make things The book's chapters are theme titled but several of them focus on a particular artisan and their craft a potter furniture maker stone carver glassblower calligrapher etc The author's own biography is creatively interwoven throughout he worked in the tech industry developed mental health issues which were relieved as he became a motorcycle maker Having experienced skilled mechanics and carpenters myself I've often thought that it takes as much smarts to be a good artisan as academic business leader or politician and this book fed that conviction I highly recommend it if you need a break like I did from disembodied concepts ideas and screens It is likely to increase your appreciation for artisans and to inspire you to rub your hands before heading toward a work of your own

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A book for makers for seekers of all kinds an exhilarating look into the heart and soul of artisans and how their collective wisdom can inspire us all Despite our technological advances we’re busier than ever our lives frazzled That’s why the handmade object created with care and detail embodying a history and a tradition is enormously powerful It can cut through so much and speak in. It's been a long time since I felt the need to take notes and copy uotes while reading a book There's so much here about life in general not just about being a craftsman

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A Craftsman’s LegacyWays that we don’t often hear or that we’ve forgotten Eric Gorges from  A Craftsman’s Legacy In this joyful celebration of skilled craftsmen Eric Gorges a corporate refugee turned metal shaper taps into a growing hunger to get back to what’s real Through visits with fellow artisans calligraphers potters stone carvers glassblowers engravers woodworkers and many of whom he’s pro. I often look at handcrafted goods and think that I could never create something so beautiful but as Gorges astutely states in his book everyone has a day oneGorges book sparks inspiration as you read the struggles and successes of various craftsmen glass blowers to furniture makers jeans makers to a hatter a yarn spinner to a swordsmith and many others But his story is the most inspiring leaving a lucrative corporate job to work as an apprentice to a craftsman after struggling with anxiety so severe he struggled to leave his garage Now he's a successful owner of Vodoo Choppers where he designs and builds motorcycles and he's the TV host of his own show on PBS Reading this you can't help but want to pick up your old hobbies whether that's knitting woodworking or even scribbling in a child's coloring book He reminds you that you're never too old to go after your dreams and anyone can succeed if you put the hours in As children we all had the desire to be artistic and create and there's no reason to leave that behind as we age This is the perfect book for anyone who feels stuck and needs inspiration to find their next path or just needs a reminder that you can do anything if you go out and start trying