34 Years A Wood Artist

34 Years A Wood Artist

May 17 2016

Artist David Scott has spent 34 years making beautiful wood furniture.

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The Birdman

The Birdman

May 17 2016

Tom Nilsson is a carpenter who loves woodcarving on his spare time.

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The Hurdy Gurdy Maker

The Hurdy Gurdy Maker

May 17 2016

Please meet Kurt Reichmann. He is a hurdy gurdy maker from Frankfurt, Germany. His passion to build this instrument and promoting it have brought him a Federal Cross of Merit and a Musical Instrument Museum which has the largest number of bagpipes and hurdy gurdies. Moreover, he sees himself as a promoter of cultural and musical history. It is very important to him to connect people from different heritage. It was an absolute pleasure to talk to him and be able to get a little impression of what he does and has been doing. Enjoy watching the film!

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Just Wood

Just Wood

May 17 2016

What happens to our unused & unwanted wood? This insight reveals the process of recycling & reusing reclaimed & salvage waste wood, and how it is given a new life.

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Photosynthesis

Photosynthesis

May 17 2016

Life. An immeasurable interweaving of uncountable phenomena. An utterly inter-dependent web of seamless unfolding's. Arising, passing away..Arising, passing away..Arising, passing away. Each time one thing passes, something new is born. Each leaf that curls and fades, offers the nutrients of it's life to nourish the seed of another. Breathing in, we receive life. Breathing out, we give life. Plant life giving birth to animal life. Animal life giving birth to plant life. In every moment this sacred cycle repeats. With out one, the other cannot survive. A profound and unbreakable connection. Man and Tree are not two but one. It can be no other way.

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W.O.O.D. (Wonder Of Our Days)

W.O.O.D. (Wonder Of Our Days)

May 17 2016

A journey into the future of the diverse uses and realities through which wood marks and bounds, in an enduring naturalness, the existence of man to its own. A stream of images and sounds will try to express in a visual synthesis the concept of “Wood and Humanity”.

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Audacious

Audacious

May 17 2016

For two decades Bob and Lillian Bohlen have been on a mission to change the art world's perception of wood art, from craft to fine art. By supporting and challenging wood artists to find their unique style and explore new techniques, the Bohlens have been catalysts for the development of the wood art movement. They have collected 1140 pieces and given 870 to 17 U.S. museums. The Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts recently put on "Audacious," the third exhibit of their collection. Here, the curator and the Bohlens tell the remarkable story of the wood art movement through the stunning work on display.

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The Balancing Man

The Balancing Man

May 17 2016

An optical fiber field engineer living in rural New England finds balance and connection in the old ways of woodworking. He demonstrates how anyone can make a dovetail joint with hand tools, and shares his insights on the role wood plays in our lives. While encouraging us to unplug and truly connect beyond our telephones, he discovers something he never realized before.

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Wood It's A Living Thing

Wood It's A Living Thing

May 17 2016

Wood is everywhere in our lives, a reliable and sustainable biomaterial that features in every detail of our everyday living.  If we take a close look at our daily lives, we will see that it's not only a piece of wood, it's a living thing.

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Purpose - full

Purpose - full

May 17 2016

"I just feel good to be able to make things, help people, and bring happiness to them." Steven Peabody

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