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

This is one of the most valuable collections of wood in the world, many lengths of old growth trees in the Nakashima collection do not even exist anymore.

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George Nakashima Table . butterfly rivets

George Nakashima studio

George Nakashima

~Bar Stool Buying Guide...Or the builder's guide. When building desks, tables or bars these measurements come in handy.

"Books work from the inside out. They are a private conversation happening somewhere in the soul." - Jeanette Winterson

George Nakashima

Cadma, a floor light by Carlo Mollino dating from c.1994. Like the wings of a nun's head dress....

George Nakashima's barn used for wood storage. Dimensions, notations for "butterflies" at the knots. Nakashima was born in 1905 in Spokane, Washington http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Nakashima

George Nakashima

PROCESS. Pewter Cast Desk by Max Lamb. #cool #manufacturing #unique #design #manufacture #make #furniture #metal #cast #casting

George Nakashima ~ wood whisperer

The Ultimate Guide for Modern Office Desks on Petite Modern Life: 18 styles / 5 stores / buy it / build it

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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi who proposes that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow and suggests how to create it. #Books #Flow