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23863
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Brian Boggs is leading the handmade furniture industry in Asheville, North Carolina. His goal is 'construction with a conscience,' as the woodworker focuses on using wood from locally felled trees and supports sustainable forestry management.
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24854
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Teddy Phelps, a long-time Creswell resident, has been building miniature wooden structures since the death of his father four years ago. They range from tobacco barns to the well-known Collins House. He has won several prizes for his works in both the Chowan County and the North Carolina State Fair.
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North Carolina's Eastern Living Magazine (NoCar F 252.3 N82), Vol. Issue , February-March 2016, p46-48, 50-52, il, por
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30737
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For seven generations, Max Woody and his family have handcrafted chairs and other furniture in Marion, North Carolina. This article discusses their woodworking tradition and chairmaking techniques.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Jan 2010, p16, por
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31078
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Thanks to a noted wood chemist at North Carolina State College--Dr. Alfred J. Stamm--a great warship is being restored after 334 years of Stockholm Harbor. The development of polyethylene glycol as a stabilizing agent for wood is also being used by woodworking shops to create decorative objects.
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31512
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“The Woodwright’s Shop,” the made-in-North Carolina television series about 19th Century woodcraft techniques, is going national this fall. Roy Underhill’s television series will be aired nationally by Public Broadcasting Service, and his new book based on the television series is currently being published. This article discusses Underhill’s background, and use of alternative technology and humor to entertain the woodworking layman.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 13 Issue 10, Oct 1981, p6, por
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31538
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Roy Underhill describes his woodwright profession as “yesterday’s technology for today” on a new show airing on the University of North Carolina Television Network. Underhill’s thirteen-part television series, “The Woodwright’s Shop,” explores the tools and techniques of the 19th Century woodworking craftsman. This article provides a biography of Underhill and discusses how he came up with the idea for a television series about woodworking.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 12 Issue 10, Oct 1980, p22, por
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32654
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Russell L. Stephenson is the founder and president of Stephenson Millwork Company, Inc. in Wilson. The company specializes in architectural woodwork and craftsmanship. This article discusses Stephenson’s background and the development of his company.
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36222
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Gianino Fine Studio Furniture could measure its historic value in handmade items, such as a cherry fall-front desk made in the 1820s and molding planes dating from the nineteenth century. Its personal value could be measured in a trade passed down three generations and tools belonging to grandparents, donated to Gianino to perpetuate their use.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , Summer 2015, p28-37
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36486
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Materials often considered renewable include metal and plastic; perhaps not connected to the term renewal is lives needing a new direction. Offering a reconstructed definition of renewal is a former student of the nonprofit Built Environment Training Program. The company he co-founded, Southside Woodworks, offers customized furniture such as cabinets and a new occupational path for individuals facing barriers to employment.
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39656
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Known as a master craftsman for his woodworking abilities, Eddie Hamrick has created works of art for presidents and children alike. He follows the utilitarianism of the craft from the work of his father and grandfather, but still branches out artistically as an artist.