The Furniture of Sam Maloof
Jeremy AdamsonISBN: 0393732142;
An exploration of the life and work of America's most distinguished craftsman. Sam Maloof is a consummate furniture designer and maker, recognized worldwide as a craftsperson's craftsman. He is revered for the beauty and integrity of his furniture and for his pioneering role in the post-World War II American craft movement, both documented uniquely in this authoritative book illustrated with Jonathan Pollock's exquisite photographs. Jeremy Adamson examines Maloof's remarkable career in woodworking from Maloof's earliest efforts when furnishing his first home using salvaged wood and hand-me-down tools to the recognized masterworks he produces today. Self-taught, he is especially dedicated to passing along his knowledge, teaches his craft through popular workshops and demonstrations, and is building a new education center at his house-cum-museum in Rancho Cucamunga, California. Maloof, who celebrated his ninetieth birthday in January, remains a vital source of functional...
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