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Grain of Truth The Ancient Lessons of Craft

By: Laird, Ross

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12413

ISBN: 0802713890

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Signed by Laird on title page. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 0.81 x 8.42 x 6.48 Inches; 187 pages; "Laird, a poet and Vancouver native, reflects on the rewards and frustrations of woodworking in eight pensive chapters ingrained with sensual, sinuous language and an intuitive understanding of the topic's metaphoric possibilities. Whether describing the construction of a wooden hand plane (toolmaking, Laird says, is a particular marker in the evolution from apprentice to craftsman) or the transformation of Brazilian purpleheart wood into a reliquary for his wi... View more info