February 2009

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Arts & Mysteries: Make a Ball & Claw Foot

Part 3 in a series on building a Philadelphia-style Chippendale chair. By Adam Cherubini Pages: 22-27 From the February 2009 issue #174 Buy this issue now If you’ve been following my column, you know that I am building a Philadelphia-style Chippendale chair. I’ve reached the stage where I’m supposed to carve the legs, and...

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Out on a Limb: The Map is Not The Territory

By Christopher Schwarz Page: 10 From the February 2009 issue #174 Buy this issue now A college professor who taught Zen Buddhism once told me the following odd story about a test he gave to his students. The test had only one question: “Explain the nature of Zen Buddhism.” All the students scribbled furiously...