TITLE

Melding the Forest with the Forge

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Crafts Report;Jan2013, Vol. 38 Issue 441, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Matt Thomas, a carpenter who learned blacksmithing and despite a work accident injury started a handmade woodworking business. The author focuses on the uniqueness of Thomas' work because of his mastery of the two skills and the help he received from artisan support organization Tamarack Foundation.
ACCESSION #
84320910

 

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