James Krenov And Friends
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James Krenov is as much a philosopher as he is a furnituremaker.People are drawn to his nine-month intensive course at the College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg, Cal., the way that students of Zen are drawn to a renowned master: They come for a chance to have personal contact with the teacher.
Krenov doesn't promise to teach anyone how to make a living as a craftsman, as some woodworking programs have recently begun to do.Instead, he teaches how to make an object that is right in and of itself-one that looks right, feels right and works right.
But it is not so much the object that is the lesson, but the making of the object.A reverence for the craft of woodworking will most surely be his greatest legacy.Judging from the furniture of about a dozen of his former students that was featured in a show celebrating Krenov's 10th anniversary at the College of the Redwoods, the message is getting across.
It will be through these students that Krenov will realize his ambition, as expressed in his third book, The Impractical Cabinetmaker, of bringing wider attention to a 'quieter, richer expression' in the craft of woodworking...