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  • Peter Kornicki

    In this moving account, Peter Korn explores the nature andrewards of creative practice. We follow his search for meaning as anIvy-educated child of the middle class who finds employment as a novicecarpenter on Nantucket, transitions to self-employment as a designer and maker offine furniture, takes a turn at teaching and administration at Colorado'sAnderson Ranch Arts Center, and then founds a school in Maine: the Centerfor Furniture Craftsmanship, an internationally respected nonprofitinstitution. Furniture making practiced as a craft in the twenty-firstcentury is a decidedly marginal occupation. Yet the view from the peripherycan be illuminating. For Korn the challenging work of bringing...read more