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|Oct 15, 2015-|
Oct 15, 2015
06:30PM - 08:00PM
|With Wakened Hands: James Krenov's Legacy|
Laura Mays will discuss his life, philosophy, work, and how he established the woodworking school at the College of the Redwoods
History Museum of Sonoma County
Beginning in 1976 with the publication of his book, A Cabinetmaker's Notebook, James Krenov quietly changed the face of woodworking. Instead of design for manufacturing expediency, Krenov wrote about subtleties of wood and the personal satisfaction of being involved physically, intellectually, and emotionally with the tools and materials of the craft.
Laura Mays will discuss his life, philosophy, work, and how he established the woodworking school at the College of the Redwoods. She will also discuss the continuation of his legacy with the Krenov Foundation and the award for the piece of furniture that best exemplifies the teachings and philosophy of James Krenov.
Laura Mays is an Irish furniture designer and maker, now living in Caspar California. Since 2011 she has been the Program Director of the Fine Woodworking program at the College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg CA. She makes furniture with her partner Rebecca Yaffe, under the name Yaffe Mays. Their work has been exhibited in Ireland, the UK and the USA: one piece is in the permanent collection of the National Museum of Ireland, and many in personal collections in Ireland and the USA.
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Meet-the-speaker RECEPTION begins at 6:30pm.
The TALK begins at 7:00pm.
History Museum of Sonoma County, 425 Seventh Street Santa Rosa, CA, 95404
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