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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Research links

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Smithsonian - https://www.si.edu/
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Research projects

Recent files and images

ID T Name
524 Jennie Alexander
Jennie Alexander with two of of her mastered chairs from a tree.
Reference: Uhl, Kara. “Meet The Author: Jennie Alexander.” Lost Art Press, 25 May 2017, https://blog.lostartpress.com/2017/05/25/meet-the-author-jennie-alexander/.
450 Uno Cygnaeus
Uno Cygnaeus, Finnish priest and schoolman
Attribution: K. O. Lindeqvist (1858–1927) [Public domain]
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Uno_Cygnaeus.jpg
368 Brother Ricardo Belden (Hancock Shaker Village)
Shaker Brother Ricardo Belden, making wooden oval boxes in a workshop at the Hancock Shaker Village, near Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
Attribution: By Samuel Kravitt - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.07479, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1267604
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Shaker_box_maker.jpg
350 Nicolo Paganini
Portrait of Nicolo Paganini by Maurin.
Attribution: Printed by E. Shore and Co., 3, Green Terrace, Rosebery Avenue, London, E.C.
Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/39571/39571-h/39571-h.htm
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
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
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.

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