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    • Why We Make Things and Why It Matters

    • The Education of a Craftsman
    • By: Peter Korn
    • Narrated by: Traber Burns
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 562
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      4 out of 5 stars 501

    In this moving account, Peter Korn explores the nature and rewards of creative practice. We follow his search for meaning as an Ivy-educated child of the middle class who finds employment as a novice carpenter on Nantucket, transitions to self-employment as a designer and maker of fine furniture, takes a turn at teaching and administration at Colorado's Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and then founds a school in Maine: the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, an internationally respected nonprofit institution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A guide to living a fulfilling life

    • By Alan on 05-17-14

    Regular price: $17.47