Tag Archives: Therapy

Wooden Soul

A beautiful portrait of guitar maker Tobias Braun. A lot of things in lutherie aren’t quantifiable, but they are there. All these factors make up the ‘soul’ of an instrument. It is an art form in itself.

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Philosophy – pt. II

(continued from –> Philosophy – pt. I) In his book “Shop Class as Soulcraft” philosopher and motorcycle mechanic Matthew B. Crawford gives a good example: “If the goal is to earn a living, then, maybe it isn’t really true that … Continue reading

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Blacksmithing with ADHD

G. was seven years old when he was brought to me. By then he already had spent a year in various institutions. He was unruly at school, and even at home his parents were at wits end. He broke things and … Continue reading

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