|Forum topic by StumpyNubs||posted 10-29-2011 04:32 PM||2861 views||1 time favorited||112 replies|
10-29-2011 04:32 PM
When I ask “who are the true woodworking masters?” many of you would immediately say -”You mean besides Stumpy Nubs?” And while it’s funny that you’d say that, it wouldn’t make for a very useful list.
Here’s what I’m looking for- Who are the true masters of their skill? Which men and women are widely thought to be the very best?
To make our list, they have to have been professionals for many years, the kind of people that every woodworker would absolutely LOVE to study under. They don’t have to be living as long as a sufficient amount of the knowledge is preserved in their work, books, videos, etc.
Of course, I’ll start the list with a couple of the obvious…
The Greene Brothers- Their work took Craftsman style to an entirely new level. Anyone interested in that type of furniture should read anything they can on these guys!
I don’t want to list too many of my favorites because that’s up to you.
Why make this list? Because any aspiring woodworker can use it to seek out the work and techniques that many of these masters have left to be found on the internet and in various publications. For example, had I never heard of Curtis Buchanan, I’d never have searched You Tube and found a treasure trove of his fascinating videos on chair making…
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