American Craft

THOMAS HUCKER Fellow

THOMAS HUCKER’S CONCERT-pianist grandmother was an early example of the dedication a creative life requires, and of the rewards it offers. “It was the mastery of the instrument in order to produce the product,” says the 63-year-old furniture maker. “It was this

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