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Why We Make Things and Why it Matters: The Education of a Craftsman Paperback – 2 Feb 2017

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage; 01 edition (2 Feb. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1784705063
  • ISBN-13: 978-1784705060
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.3 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 24 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 111,788 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"It’s a beautifully written account of one man’s journey, making beautiful items over his lifetime." (Vanessa King Psychologies)

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Peter Korn is the founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Furniture Craftmanship, a woodworking and design school in Rockport, Maine. A furniture maker since 1974, his work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the United States. In addition to writing Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman, which won the 2014 Maine Literary Award, Korn is the author of several how-to books. These include the bestselling Woodworking Basics: Mastering the Essentials of Craftsmanship and The Woodworker’s Guide to Hand Tools.


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