Category Archives: Woodwork

Intelligent Design

An economic downturn disrupted the American marketplace, and unemployment reached double digits. Urban dwellers retreated to the country, embracing a simple and moral work ethic, and sought a path to a better life by working on farms and making things … Continue reading

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Beauty in Imperfection

George Nakashima, Woodworker, will be commemorated Aug. 13 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Nakashima Foundation for Peace with the dedication of an official Pennsylvania Historical Marker placed at 1847 Aquetong Road in New Hope. It was … Continue reading

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O do di do do

Imagine listening to the radio inside this magnificent cabinet from George Nakashima! On view through December 24 at Moderne Gallery in Philadelphia, “Early Furniture by George Nakashima, 1936-1956: The Architect Designs” traces the developments of George Nakashima’s early years as … Continue reading

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Inhabiting the Spirit

A one-of-a-kind, handcrafted walnut plank stool, donated by Nakashima Studios of New Hope, Pa., will be auctioned by The Peace Cent Oct. 11, 5 p.m., at Middletown Country Club in Langhorne, Pa., 420 N. Bellevue Ave. George Nakashima, the legendary … Continue reading

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