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Grain of Truth

The Ancient Lessons of Craft

Grain of Truth( )
Author: Laird, Ross
Publication Date:Sep 2001
Publisher:Walker & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.00
Book Description:

On the surface, Grain of Truth is a brief, simple book in which the author makes objects out of wood - a hand plane for himself, a marimba for his children, a box to hold the cremated remains of his grandmother-in-law. It's not a how-to book, not a description of technique so much as an exploration of craft as a contemplative and spiritual practice. It shows how one's hands can serve as guides in the unfolding of awareness.The book is organized into eight chapters, based on...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Crafts & Hobbies / Woodwork
Technology & Engineering / Construction / Carpentry
Religion / Taoism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.82 x 8.28 x 0.83 Inches
Book Weight:0.81 Pounds
Author Biography
Laird, Ross (Author)
Ross Laird holds and M.A. in psychology and a Ph.D. in creative process. A poet and craftsman, he currently teaches creativity, counseling, and psychology. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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