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The Soul of a Tree: A Master Woodworkers Reflections: George Nakashima George Nakashima, his family, and fellow wood-workers create exquisite furniture from richly grained, rare timber. Tables, desks, chairs, and cabinets from this simple workshop grace the homes and mansions and executive boardrooms of people who prize such excellence.
George Nakashima House, Studio and Workshop
George_Nakashima-56 by kitka.ca, via Flickr
George Nakashima studio
nakashima dining table - Google Search
Downton Abbey fans, take note! A crumbling mansion, a wacky family, and a potential murder make this one irresistible.
"Books work from the inside out. They are a private conversation happening somewhere in the soul." - Jeanette Winterson
Dining table, George Nakashima's studio. Compare to another photo on this board which shows wood in the barn with notations for butterfly hinges just like these. Interestingly, the largest split in the wood is left open and unfilled.
workshop dinner // Lacrimi si Sfinti by Cristian Corvin > I love the way the old tools are displayed mounted on a nice piece of wood - possibly use a tree slab with a live edge!?!?
George Nakashima ~ wood whisperer. Pinned by a Taste Setter: www.thetastesette...
George Nakashima's barn used for wood storage. Dimensions, notations for "butterflies" at the knots. Nakashima was born in 1905 in Spokane, Washington en.wikipedia.org/...
thecozythings: Rare books by Bazzerio on Flickr. (via Bloglovin.com )