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Who taught him the techniques of traditional japanese woodworking.
Japanese woodworking new hope. See reviews photos directions phone numbers and more for the best woodworking in new hope pa. You can ask a question to be answered here using the ask link at the top of the page or by email via the link at the bottom. The 12 acre complex has 21 buildings all designed by nakashima.
Image courtesy of 360modern in 1943 with antonin raymond s sponsorship nakashima moved his family to new hope pennsylvania to work on raymond s chicken farm. With almost fifty years in the nakashima shop jerry is a living archive of knowledge a problem solver and mentor to the younger craftspeople. This is mainly about japanese woodworking tools and other wooddorking things.
In 1943 william emerson the former. During this time nakashima learned his signature butterfly joint from a friend who did traditional japanese woodworking. The japanese americans were supposed to be incarcerated until the end of the war 1945 but my dad s professor from mit where he went to architecture school and got his masters contacted.
The japanese american furniture maker and architect travelled the world in search of meaning and his voyage of discovery is revealed in new documentary george nakashima woodworker which. Gorgeous functional wood art. I design and build furniture drawing my main influence from japanese sashimono and carpentry as well as furniture of the chinese ming.
Martin s church in new hope and he resolved at age ten to pursue a future in woodworking. Japanese minimalist designs in furniture and building. The george nakashima woodworker complex located in new hope pennsylvania was the home of the internationally renowned furniture designer and architect george nakashima.
Wilbur pan lives in new jersey and is responsible for what goes on here. Mitchphyllis65 wrote a review jun 2019. 544 likes 1 talking about this.
Open house several times a year. Jerry knew george and kevin through st. New hope pennsylvania 28.