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Book "The Nature and Art of Workmanship"
By Don Cox

Rod Sprattling wrote in 030524 MMDigest:

> What was most interesting to me was the evidence of roughness
> of assembly in the hidden parts of the instrument.  Wood had been
> roughly whacked away to allow clearance for one of the motor-driven
> bellows, for instance.

There is a brilliant little book by David Pye, "The Nature and Art
of Workmanship", which discusses the difference between the visible
and hidden parts of a piece of furniture.


Don Cox

(Message sent Sun 25 May 2003, 12:25:58 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

Key Words in Subject:  Art, Book, Nature, Workmanship

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