From The Soul of a Tree

"A tree provides perhaps our most intimate contact with nature."
—George Nakashima

From Arcology

"As the universe is structure, the purpose of life is to take hold of it and help it to find its meaning, its form."
—Paolo Soleri

From Making Shoji

"...craftsmanship is made of concern and consideration."
—Toshio Odate

Fitting a tenon into a mortise

"If you have to bang it with a hammer, it's too tight. If you can tap it with your hat, it's too loose."
—Frank Klausz

From Working with Wood

"To thoroughly understand our material, we need to start at the source: trees."
—Andy Rae