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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/.
Uno Cygnaeus, Finnish priest and schoolman
Attribution: K. O. Lindeqvist (1858–1927) [Public domain]
|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
Portrait of Nicolo Paganini by Maurin.
Attribution: Printed by E. Shore and Co., 3, Green Terrace, Rosebery Avenue, London, E.C.
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.
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.
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.
|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.
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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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.
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
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.
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
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
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