People Research Portal


Welcome to the People category. Create your research projects about notable people in the world of arts and crafts, and the woodworking trades and industry. A research project regarding notable people in woodworking may include pages titled “Tage Frid”, “George Nakashima”, “Nick Offerman” and other notable people both past, and present, in the world of woodworking.



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Files and images in this category

  ID T Name Actions
62 John Makepeace
John Makepeace is a British furniture designer and maker. Makepeace was born in Solihull, Warwickshire.

Reference: “Meet the Makers Exhibiting at INSPIRED 2017: John Makepeace.” The Furniture Makers’ Company, http://www.furnituremakers.org.uk/news/meet-makers-exhibiting-inspired-2017-john-makepeace/. Accessed 23 June 2018.
Source: http://www.furnituremakers.org.uk/news/meet-makers-exhibiting-inspired-2017-john-makepeace/
61 Evert Sodergren.png
Evert Södergren was a 20th century studio furniture designer and maker.

Reference: “Evert Sodergren.” The  Södergren  Studio  House, http://www.sodergrenstudiohouse.com/evert-sodergren.html. Accessed 25 June 2018.
60 Mark Lindquist.jpg
Mark Lindquist is a woodturner

Reference: “Mark Lindquist.” Smithsonian American Art Museum, https://americanart.si.edu/artist/mark-lindquist-2947. Accessed 25 June 2018.
Credit: Photograph by Kathy Lindquist
53 George Nakashima Time Interview
The face of George Nakashima, image taken during the Time Life interview of 1970

Reference: Inc, Time. LIFE. Time Inc, 1970.
Source: https://books.google.com/books?id=3FUEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q&f=true
54 Nakashima And Slabs
George Nakashima standing next to his Walnut slabs that made most of his work, along with a carpenters power saw, image taken during the Time Life interview of 1970

Reference: Inc, Time. LIFE. Time Inc, 1970.
Source: https://books.google.com/books?id=3FUEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&pg=PA74#v=onepage&q&f=true
47 Tage Frid
Tage Frid, The Great Dane

Reference: Tage Frid > Artists > Burchfield Penney Art Center. https://www.burchfieldpenney.org/artists/artist:tage-frid/. Accessed 10 June 2018.
46 People
43 Roy Underhill Working.jpg
Roy Underhill on set for a PBS Woodwright's Shop episode.

Reference: “Watch Oline | The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill | PBS | PBS.” | Watch Oline | The Woodwright’s Shop with Roy Underhill | PBS | PBS, http://www.pbs.org/woodwrightsshop/watch-on-line/. Accessed 10 June 2018.
30 Nakashima At Work
George Nakashima working with his worker.

Attribution: "LIFE - Google Books." $site. May 02, 2018. $publisher, Web. May 02, 2018.
29 Sam Maloof.jpg
Sam Maloof, woodworker, artist, author.

Attribution: (Sam Maloof Woodworker Inc.)
Source: Sam Maloof Woodworker Inc. http://sammaloofwoodworker.com/legacysam.html. Accessed 2 Oct. 2017.
28 Henry O. Studley.jpg
Brother Henry O. Studley (1838-1925) was a piano maker employed by the Poole Piano Company of Quincy, Massachusetts.

Reference: H. O. Studley Masonic Tool Chest. http://www.phoenixmasonry.org/masonicmuseum/tool_chest_made_by_studley.htm. Accessed 25 June 2018.
27 Krenov.jpg
James Krenov in shop

Attribution: James Krenov, Master of the Handmade - FineWoodworking. (2018, April 15). Retrieved from http://www.finewoodworking.com/2009/09/10/james-krenov-master-of-the-handmade
Image by Jonathan Binzen
Source: http://www.finewoodworking.com/2009/09/10/james-krenov-master-of-the-handmade
26 Hans Wegner.jpg
Hans Wegner, a Danish furniture designer and builder

Reference:Hans J Wegner. (2018, May 18). Retrieved from https://fritzhansen.com/en/designers/hans-j-wegner
25 George Nakashima.jpg
George Nakashima making some technical drawings inside his workshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Reference: “From the Archives: George Nakashima in Conversation with Legendary Interviewer, Studs Terkel.” Archinect, https://archinect.com/news/article/147205338/from-the-archives-george-nakashima-in-conversation-with-legendary-interviewer-studs-terkel. Accessed 10 June 2018.
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
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ARoubo.png



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