Dream Drives: The Center for Art in Wood

Dream Drives: The Center for Art in Wood


SPECIALS AND VERY NICE PLACE TO GO THIS SUMMER. TIME FOR MEISHA DREAM DRIVE IS THERE HISTORY ALL OVER OLDE CITY BUT NOT QUITE LIKE THIS, MEISHA. NO, TRUE FOR DECADE FANS OF WOODWORK FLOCKED TO THIS SPOT. I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT WOOD AND NEW YOU WILL TOO READY FOR A DREAM DRIVE, ME TOO. LET’S GO. THERE IS NO MISTAKING IS WHAT INSIDE CENTER FOR ART AND WOOD IN OLDE CITY. EVERY WHERE YOUR EYE GOES IT IS JUST THESE INCREDIBLE WOOD SCULPTURES. YOU HAVE A WHOLE RANGE OF OBJECTS, MADE FROM ARTISTS ALL OVER THE WORLD. REPORTER: THE CO FOUNDER, COLLECTING WOOD OBJECTS IN THE 1907’S AND CREATED CENTER IN 1986. PART GALLERY, PART MUSEUM, PART LIBRARY AND PART SHOP. HIS PASSION CARVING WOOD AS IT SPINS ON THE LATHH. EVERY WHERE IT TURNS IS THERE A GREAT OBJECT. THIS ONE IS STEALING THE ATTENTION RIGHT NOW WHAT IS THIS. IT IS CALLED TIME STANDING STILL, IT IS THE SIZE OF THE ARM THAT LIFTS UP AND THERE IS DRAWERS IN HERE AND IS THERE A CABINET. HE IS SO SWEET. TELL US THE STORY. THIS WAS MADE BY SKIP JOHNSON. HE HAS HAND. WHEN YOU MOVE HIM, WHY DON’T YOU TRY MOVE THEM. CUTE. YES. LOOK AT HIM. HE HAS A BUILT IN SQUEAK. HE TALKS TO YOU. HE TALKS TO YOU. YES. CENTER ALSO HAS SPECIAL EXHIBIT LIKE THIS COLLECTION OF HISTORIC AND CONTEMPORARY MANGELBOARD, SPELLED WITH A M. SKATEBOARD, CLEARLY. BUT WHAT THEY WERE USED FOR THEY ARE THE PRECURSOR FOR AN IRON. WHERE HAS THAT KIND OF DETAIL GONE IT IS COOL TO WALK IN THAT GALLERY AND ACTUALLY SEE THAT. MEISHA, CLOSE YOUR EYES, TAKE SOMETHING OUT. OKAY. OPEN THEM UP. I WOULD WANT TO ASK YOU WHAT IS IT, CIRCULAR OBJECT, WITH A ELEMENT, WELL, WHEN WE LOOK AT THE END WHAT DO YOU SEE. I LOVE THAT. A GIRAFFE. THAT IS RIGHT. A TRADITION AND THE KID WOULD CUT THEM AND SHAPE THEM AND TAKE THEM. MAKES ME THINK OF THE LARGER SCHEME OF LIFE HOW MANY THINGS WE WALK BY THAT WE WOULD NEVER THINK YOUFULLY IT, TURN IT, CUT IT, WHAT IT COULD TURN INTO. THAT IS RIGHT ABOUT EVERY OBJECT IN OUR COLLECTION, THERE IS A STORY BEHIND IT, EVERY PIECE. WOW. THANKS SO MUCH TO OUR HOE FOR THAT, SO COOL, RAHEL. JIM SAID I WALK BY THAT PLACE SO MANY TIMES AND NEVER THOUGHT IT WAS BACK INSIDE THESE DOORS. ONE IN OLDE CITY. OLDE CITY. YOU HAVE SEE THIS BIG OLD WOOD DOOR. IF YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN IN THERE THAT DOOR IS SO COOL. LOVE THAT. YES. ALWAYS WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WOOD. VERY CLOSE TOO. ALL RIGHT.

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