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Restoration Values

At Red River Restorations in Austin, Texas, John Hindman and his team of woodworkers are reviving century-old craftsmanship. Julie K. Hanus talks to Hindman about his company's time-tested values.

Turning Point

Dispatches from the wide world of craft.

Crafting a Miracle

‘Tis the season of miracles, and Martin Ratermann is living proof. For nearly 40 years, the gifted woodworker has honed his craft, starting as several generations of his family did in the carpentry trade, and then developing his own furniture making business for which he creates stunning chairs, tables, and other pieces largely from Walnut grown in central Missouri.

Beauty in a Bleak World

In World War II internment camps, Japanese-Americans connected with craft as a matter of physical and emotional necessity. Julie K. Hanus interviews Delphine Hirasuna about this little-known body of work.

A Master's Life Unfolds

Wharton Esherick needs little introduction in the craft world.

Studio Roeper

Florian Roeper's furniture is at once warm and cool, sensuous and cerebral, organic and industrial.

State of Craft: Exploring the Studio Movement in Vermont 1960-2010

There's much to admire in a 50-year survey of the studio craft movement in Vermont.

Dominic Di Mare: Houses for the Sacred

In the October/November 1982 American Craft, Betty Park profiled the singular Bay Area artist Dominic Di Mare, whose mixed-media sculptures drew on deeply felt experiences. Christine Kaminsky notes the varied artistic directions Di Mare has pursued in subsequent decades.

Education in Craftsmanship

The North Bennet Street School celebrates 125 years of offering rigorous craft training.

Honors at Baltimore and Atlanta

ACC show awards and publishing debut of the Council's conference book.


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