Norm Sartorius

Carlsen, Spike
June 2012
American Woodworker;Jun/Jul2012, Issue 160, p29
The article profiles an American great woodworker Norm Sartorius who focuses his art to craft the small spoons which would stir the soul. It mentions that he graduated psychology and worked for five years as a social worker at a psychiatric facility but he found it less satisfying and arranged a 600-hour apprenticeship during which he learned woodwork. It notes that he exhibited his little spoons at the St. Louis Craft Alliance including Cocobolo Spoons, Assateague Spoon and the America 2008.


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