George Nakashima

The Soul of a Tree

Legendary George Nakashima opens up about how he found himself, both as a person and as a woodworker, through travel, meditation, and a deeper understanding of trees. In this book, he discusses his methods for selecting and preparing woods for furniture making, and his belief in the importance of providing these noble beings a second life with as much dignity as they had in their first. With notes detailing his thoughts on different types of furniture, as well as preferred tools and techniques for making.

Soft cover with both photographs and illustrations in black and white and color.

Edition: 2011 reprint of the original 1981.

Condition: New, with slight damage to jacket in transport.

Measures ~9"x12". 221 pages.