Category Archives: Theory of Craft


  I am very excited to have one of my essays turned into an artist’s book by Amy C. LeePard.  I can’t wait to see what beautiful and creative work will be produced.  Amy’s craftsmanship is amazing and I feel … Continue reading

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Chisels and Alchemy

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” – Carl Sagan Lately I have been designing a new piece that calls for many small dovetails. The chisels that I use now, while … Continue reading

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Sustainability in Craft and Design

I was recently made aware of Craft and Design Enquiry through Robin Wood’s blog.  The theme of the new journal is Sustainability in Craft and Design.  I recommend it to anyone interested in the nature of craft and sustainable development. … Continue reading

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