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|80||Henry O. Studley
Henry O. Studley, a piano maker by profession and a carpenter by trade.
Attribution: Press, Lost Art. “He’s Mighty Heavy for a Scrawny, 171-Year-Old Dead Man.” Lost Art Press, 5 Nov. 2014, https://blog.lostartpress.com/2014/11/05/hes-mighty-heavy-for-a-scrawny-171-year-old-dead-man/.
|74||Tage Frid Oral History
An interview of Tage Frid conducted 1980 June 24-1982 February 22, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Frid speaks of his training in Denmark; his early career; his apprenticeship in a woodworking shop in Copenhagen; craft education and production in the 1930s in Denmark; his work in interior design; his work under Hans Wegner in the 1940s; teaching positions at the School for American Craftsmen in Rochester, N.Y. and the Rhode Island School of Design; the development of an extensive design practice in New York state in the 1950s; his involvement as an exhibitor and juror; private commissions; and mass productions.
Attribution: Oral History Interview with Tage Frid, 1980 June 24-1982 February 22 - Oral Histories | Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/interviews/oral-history-interview-tage-frid-11852. Accessed 17 Oct. 2015.
Attribution: Tage Frid Workbench | Rainford Restorations. https://rainfordrestorations.com/tag/tage-frid-workbench/. Accessed 31 Oct. 2017.
Sam Maloof, woodworker, artist, author.
Attribution: (Sam Maloof Woodworker Inc.)
Source: Sam Maloof Woodworker Inc. http://sammaloofwoodworker.com/legacysam.html. Accessed 2 Oct. 2017.
In one of his books, James Krenov wrote, “Let us know our wood as we do our hands, and work with it in common respect and harmony.”
Attribution: David Welter/College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking Program
|20||Andre Jacob Roubo
Extracted from “Portraits et histoire des hommes utiles”, published and propagated for and by the Société Montyon and Franklin
Attribution: By Smcj (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons