Tai Chi & Woodworking

Balance, concentration and the quest for the easy way to work.

By Robert W. Lang
Pages: 42-45

From the August 2011 issue #191
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You wouldn’t expect a Welsh chair bodger who’s teaching how to build a stick chair to mention a Chinese martial art in relation to using a jack plane. And you wouldn’t expect the student to get the connection, see the truth in it and relate that to most good techniques in woodworking.

VIDEO: Learn tai chi from online videos.
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WEB SITE: Visit the Mayo Clinic web site to learn about the benefits of tai chi.
TO BUY: “Exercises in Woodworking” shows you good form for working smart.

From the August 2011 issue #191
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