A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity

By William Coperthwaite | Paperback
 Variations of this book were found.Click here to view them all >
 There are no reviews for this book.Read reviews or write your own >
$38.99
International Version
Ships in 6-13 days
Freight Free
Add to Bag
Please note: Prices, offers and availability may differ between the Paper Plus website and our retail stores.
Description
Details
Reviews

William Coperthwaite is a teacher, builder, designer, and writer who for many years has explored the possibilities of true simplicity on a homestead on the north coast of Maine. In the spirit of Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and Helen and Scott Nearing, Coperthwaite has fashioned a livelihood of integrity and completeness--buying almost nothing, providing for his own needs, and serving as a guide and companion to hundreds of apprentices drawn to his unique way of being. A Handmade Life carries Coperthwaite's ongoing experiments with hand tools, hand-grown and gathered food, and handmade shelter, clothing, and furnishings out into the world to challenge and inspire. His writing is both philosophical and practical, exploring themes of beauty, work, education, and design while giving instruction on the hand-crafting of the necessities of life: house, tools, clothing, and furniture. Richly illustrated with luminous color photographs by Peter Forbes, the book is a moving and inspirational testament to an new/old way of life. 

Collect Fly Buys when you purchase this title

Share...

Authors
FormatPaperback 
Pages144 
Dimensions229mm x 229mm x 12mm
PublisherChelsea Green Publishing Co 
Release Date9 May 2007 
ISBN-139781933392479 

Write a review!

Log in or Register to write your review for this title.
Book Cover - A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity

Other books you might like...

  The Winner's Bible: Rewire Your ...
Paperback
$32.99
Add to Bag
FREIGHT FREE
 The Perfect Balance: How to Get ...
Paperback
$32.99
Add to Bag
FREIGHT FREE
 The Small Business Book: A New Z...
Paperback
$49.99
Add to Bag
FREIGHT FREE