Carpenter Quotes

[wpsm_quote author=”Aime Ontario Fraser” float=”none” width=”100%”]Woodworking matters. It’s more than a pastime or hobby being a woodworker means that you know the satisfaction and pride that comes from using your hands and mind to build beautiful, functional objects, and that you’re as interested in the process as the outcome. Amid the speed and chaos of the modern world, woodworking gives us a place where we can slow down, pay attention, and take the time to do things right.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Albert Einstein” float=”none” width=”100%”]People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Alex Winter” float=”none” width=”100%”]Certain remakes are great. Carpenter’s the thing is better than the original.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Annie Proulx” float=”none” width=”100%”]In a rough way the short story writer is to the novelist as a cabinetmaker is to a house carpenter.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Carpentry is the Illusion of Perfection[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Measure Twice-Cut Once[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]The best carpenters make the fewest chips.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]The carpenter stretcheth out his rule; he marketh it out with a line; he fitteth it with planes, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man; that it may remain in the house.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Anonymous” float=”none” width=”100%”]Woodworkers are knotty.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Arthur Guiterman” float=”none” width=”100%”]The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”David Amram” float=”none” width=”100%”]That is the way a great master carpenter feels, or an architect or composer or anyone who creates anything people want to be appreciated for what they have done.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Desiderius Erasmus” float=”none” width=”100%”]By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis of Assisi” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Francis of Assisi” float=”none” width=”100%”]He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Gautama Buddha” float=”none” width=”100%”]Well-makers lead the water wherever they like; fletchers bend the arrow ; carpenters bend a log of wood ; wise people fashion themselves.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Henry Ward Beecher” float=”none” width=”100%”]A tool is but the extension of a man’s hand, and a machine is but a complex tool. He that invents a machine augments the power of a man and the well being of mankind.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jack Kirby” float=”none” width=”100%”]a carpenter makes a chair that’s comfortable for the person who’s going to sit in it, he’s done his job. If a train engineer gets a train in on time, he’s going to make someone happy who’s waiting at the station. And if an artist draws the kind of a picture that people are going to enjoy looking at, or he makes a visual story which people are going to enjoy reading, he’s done his job.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Jonathan Swift” float=”none” width=”100%”]A carpenter is known by his chips.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Louis Nizer” float=”none” width=”100%”]A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Martin Filler” float=”none” width=”100%”]Before the professionalization of architecture in the nineteenth century, it was standard for an aspiring mason or carpenter to begin his apprenticeship at fourteen and to become a master builder by his early twenties.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Nick Petrie” float=”none” width=”100%”]To be a carpenter or a builder or a home inspector, you have to have that kind of visual brain where you can sort of imagine something taken apart.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Rumi” float=”none” width=”100%”]A craftsman pulled a reed from the reedbed, cut holes in it, and called it a human being. Since then, it’s been wailing a tender agony of parting, never mentioning the skill that gave it life as a flute.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Sam Rayburn” float=”none” width=”100%”]Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Steve Jobs” float=”none” width=”100%”]When you’re a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you’re not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You’ll know it’s there, so you’re going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Thoureau” float=”none” width=”100%”]Every nail driven should be as another rivet in the machine of the universe[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Vita Sackville-West” float=”none” width=”100%”]All craftsmen share a knowledge. They have held reality down fluttering to a bench.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”W. H. Auden” float=”none” width=”100%”]A craftsman knows in advance what the finished result will be, while the artist knows only what it will be when he has finished it.[/wpsm_quote]
[wpsm_quote author=”Walt Whitman” float=”none” width=”100%”]The carpenter dresses his plank, the tongue of his foreplane whistles its wild ascending lisp.[/wpsm_quote]