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Celebrating Birch: The Lore, Art and Craft of an Ancient Tree

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Author: North House Folk School
Publisher: Fox Chapel, 2007
Soft Cover, 8.5"x11", 176 pages

Known as the Mother Tree by some, the birch has been significant to the well-being of civilizations in the Northern Hemisphere since the last ice age. The unlimited users and applications fo this distinctive and graceful tree have served many cultures. This beautifully illustrated book celebrates the beauty of the birch tree, featuring twenty beautiful and practical projects to create including a woven bark basket, a carved box and a turned wooden bowl. More than just a tree, the birch is a link to our common human past that enriches the lives, hearts and minds of those who work with it.

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