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The Soul of a Tree Master Woodworker's ReflectionsS philosophy his life It is the portrait of an artisan who strives to find the ideal use for each plank in order to create an object of utility to man and if nature smiles an object of lasting beautyThe author's search for the meaning of life took him as a young man to Paris Tokyo and Pondicherry India In India he found the inner peace for which he had been searching and began to find ways to work with t. Despite knowing nothing about woodworking Nakashima has managed to captivate me and completely engulf me in his world of nature and beauty What a surprise finding out that him and I were born in the same city and where I still reside A beautiful read for anyone and I mean anyone

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The Soul of a Tree Master Woodworker's Reflections characters Ï eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ú On a farmlike compound near New Hope Pennsylvania George Nakashima his family and fellow wood workers create exuisite furniture from richly grained rare timber Tables desks chairs and cabinets from thiImber He writes movingly about the grandeur of ancient trees and stunning figured woods and explains how he selects and prepares his materials Above all he impresses us with his devotion to discovering the inherent beauty of wood so that noble trees might have a second life as furniture The Soul of a Tree looks at the world through the eyes of an artist and evokes the joy of living in harmony with nature. Incredible An absolute legend

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On a farmlike compound near New Hope Pennsylvania George Nakashima his family and fellow wood workers create exuisite furniture from richly grained rare timber Tables desks chairs and cabinets from this simple workshop grace the homes and mansions and executive boardrooms of people who prize such excellence In this lavishly illustrated volume George Nakashima allows us in intimate look at his artistry hi. George Nakashima was not only a master craftsman in his field he was a genius He could pick up any piece of wood and at a glance know what the end product would be to its full potentialand He would let the wood tell him Even his simplest of projects 'sing' beauty and finesse I bought the book for insperation to my own woodworking skills and learnt much than i expected Included in the book is a short biography telling us of his early life his travelings and how he ended up the man he became his family lifestyle work and good natured beliefs It certainly gave me insperation towards beautiful woodwork and i like to think I learnt a few lessons in life as well If i was to me this man and only shake his hand I would feel honoured