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Pioneer wood-lathe artist, and master creator of bowls from fine and rare woods / 1998.
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Title:

Pioneer wood-lathe artist, and master creator of bowls from fine and rare woods / 1998
Fiber arts oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Stocksdale, Bob, 1913-2003, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Maloof, Sam.

Creator/Contributor:

Nathan, Harriet, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Indiana farm life influences, maintaining machinery, tools, woodworking; World War II Conscientious Objector camps, fire-fighting, turning bowls, building boxes; Berkeley house and workshop, learning the craft; worldwide search for fine and rare woods and buying, drying; planning the bowls, use of tools, lathe and gouge; pricing pieces, showing work, association with galleries, museum collections, private collectors; discusses peers, crafts organizations, Association of Wood Turners; marriage to Kay Sekimachi and "marriage in form" work.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

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Woodworkers -- Interviews
Woodworking industries -- California -- Berkeley
Conscientious objectors -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States
Travail du bois -- Industrie -- Californie -- Berkeley
Objecteurs de conscience -- √Čtats-Unis
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 -- Objecteurs de conscience -- √Čtats-Unis
Woodworking industries
Woodworkers
Conscientious objectors
United States
California -- Berkeley
Sekimachi, Kay -- 1926-

Note:

Bob Stocksdale ; with an introduction by Sam Maloof. Interviews conducted by Harriet Nathan in 1996. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: Fiber arts oral history series.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as Phonotape 2966 C:1-7.
Also available online.
Volume includes index.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

biography
Interviews.
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 volume (xi, 164 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, portrait ; 28 cm
7 audiocassettes

Language:

English

Origin:

California

Classification:

NK9698.S76 A1 1998

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.