Hardcover: 264 pages
Publisher: Heyday (April 1, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.9 x 8.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #838,565 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #173 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Antiques & Collectibles > Houseware & Dining > Furniture #211 in Books > Arts & Photography > Decorative Arts & Design > Furniture Design #1708 in Books > Biographies & Memoirs > Arts & Literature > Artists, Architects & Photographers
This book is about the man, and less about his furniture. The author chose 36 people who knew Sam Maloof to offer their perspective on him; the result is fresh and interesting. Worth a read by every woodworker.
A portrait of an important American furniture icon, this book shares the voices of a diverse group of artists and friends who have been moved by Sam Maloof's work. It is an invaluable document that attests to the importance of craft in the lives of all people. Beautifully written and edited! I loved it.
Sam was an incredible man. He inspires me to improve. I met Him 3 times and hold him in high regard.
A solid book with short stories about Sam. Light woodworking reading.
One of those books that every woodworker should own.
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