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Wood turning in North America since 1930.

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Wood Turning Center, Yale University Art Gallery , Philadelphia, Pa, New Haven, Conn
Woodwork -- North America -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions, Turning -- North America -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibi


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ContributionsWood Turning Center (Philadelphia, Pa.), Yale University. Art Gallery.
LC ClassificationsNK9611 .W66 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3961298M
ISBN 100894670956, 0894670948
LC Control Number2001132602

Wood Turning in North America Since Hardcover – September 1, by Wood Turning Center (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Wood Turning Center. Wood Turning in North America Since (Wood Turning Centre) Paperback – March 1, by Wood Turning Center and Yale University Art Gallery (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Wood Turning Center and Yale University Art Gallery.

About Wood Turning in North America Since This survey exhibition and publication of modern American wood turning was a joint venture of The Wood Turning Center (now The Center for Art in Wood) and Yale University Art Gallery. This major exhibition tracing the 20th- century transformation of wood turning – the cutting of wood as it spins.

Wood Turning in North America since Patricia E. Kane Ranging from the utilitarian to the whimsical, their creations are celebrated in the context of woodturning’s history in America, technical innovations that have arisen, and the physical properties that lend themselves to a seemingly unlimited array of shapes and patterns.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Wood Turning in North America since ', organized by the Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, and the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven"--Title page verso.

Description. Wood Turning in North American Since traces the 20th century transformation of wood turning from a technical process considered ideal for manual training to a sophisticated art form concerned with aesthetics and personal expression.

The exhibition and catalog were a collaborative effort between The Center for Art in Wood, Yale University Art. Buy Wood Turning in North America SinceOxfam, wood turning centre and yale university art gallery, Woodturning is the craft of using the wood lathe with hand-held tools to cut a shape that is symmetrical around the axis of rotation.

Like the potter's wheel, the wood lathe is a simple mechanism which can generate a variety of operator is known as a turner, and the skills needed to use the tools were traditionally known as turnery. In pre-industrial England. William Chafe is professor emeritus of history at Duke University, author of The Unfinished Journey: America Since (8th edition), and a past president of.

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