Curtis’s Cradle

In June, Curtis became a grandfather. Since I’ve known him, he has wanted to build a version of one of the cradles in Santore’s book. He finally got the chance and what a beauty it is:



Here’s a lovely video interview of Curtis Buchanan describing his conscious approach to his life and work. Filmed by a group of Warren-Wilson College students.

Following the Grain from Warren Wilson Docs on Vimeo.

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Antony E Brinlee
4 years ago

What a beautiful piece.

Peter Follansbee
4 years ago

thanks for posting that one, Elia. I hadn’t seen it before. Just spoke to Curtis a week or so ago. I call him the “happiest woodworker I know…” hope to see you in October. PF

Peter Follansbee
4 years ago
Reply to  Elia Bizzarri

Nah, we’re doing spoons.

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