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By Art Boericke, Barry Shapiro

Dirt jacket flap notes: "Four years in the past, artwork Boericke and Barry Shapiro released a photographic social gathering of man's creativity within the best-selling home made homes: A consultant to the Woodbutcher's paintings. Fifteen thousand miles later, The Craftsman Builder maintains the author's and photographer's exploration of the hidden architectural artistry of unknown craftsmen in the United States. right here the artists who've equipped their houses with their very own palms show outstanding ingenuity and mind's eye of their use of wooden, ferro-cement, glass, and stone. the carpenters themselves are as diversified from each other as their paintings: a few naive, a few subtle, women and men, center category and dealing type, black and white, radical and conservative. yet all of them percentage a single-minded commitment to well-crafted structures which are designed with individuality and dependent with care and satisfaction. a few of these homes settle into windswept marshlands: others pull the traditional atmosphere into themselves via glass, stone, and crops. The Craftsman Builder depicts, in even better aspect than hand-crafted homes, the evolution of owner-built houses within the usa. it truly is written and designed with an analogous delight and individuality that distinguish those houses."

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