Craftsman of the Cumberlands: Tradition & Creativity

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Why do people consider aesthetic qualities as well as utilitarian ones in the making of everyday objects? Why do they maintain traditions? What is the nature of their creative process? These are some of the larger questions addressed by Michael Owen Jones in his book on craftsmen in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Kentucky. Concentrating on the work of one man, woodworker and chairmaker Chester Cornett, Jones not only describes the tools and techniques employed by Cornett but also his aspirations and values. Cornett ...

Craftsman of the Cumberlands: Tradition & Creativity 2003, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813190389

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Craftsman of the Cumberlands: Tradition and Creativity 1990, University Press of Kentucky

ISBN-13: 9780813101835

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Craftsman of the Cumberlands: Tradition & Creativity 1989, University Press of Kentucky

ISBN-13: 9780813116723

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