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Handcrafted : a woodworker's story / Clint Harp.

Harp, Clint (author.).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Series Information

Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza LP NF 684 HAR (Text) 840191002536955 Auburn Plaza - New Large Print In process -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier LP 684.1 H (Text) 73571200166322 Main Floor Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield LP-B Harp (Text) 78292000375584 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 12/03/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432855932
  • Physical Description: 367 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A seed is planted -- Laborer -- Craftsman -- Journeyman.
Summary, etc.:
While Clint Harp is now known as Chip and Joanna Gaines’s go-to table maker on Fixer Upper and a nationally acclaimed artisan, his life has not always been the DIY dream we see on the show. Ten years ago, he played the role of what he thought was a good husband, father, and provider, dutifully working at a sales job that came with a healthy paycheck. Yet he kept coming back to his unfilled dream of building furniture. With the support of his wife, the encouragement of a mentor, and a life full of lessons, he finally took the leap, quit his job and set out on a quest to become a carpenter. Without formal training, financing, workspace, or customers, the Harps were quickly on the edge of financial collapse. Than Clint met Chip Gaines at a gas station—a chance encounter that marked the next chapter on a wild ride Clint and his wife, Kelly, wouldn’t have imagined possible. Spanning Clint’s remarkable journey—from a childhood learning carpentry and hard work at his grandfather’s knee, through his struggles to balance pursuing his dreams with supporting his family, to his partnership with Chip and Joanna Gaines and the many adventures and misadventures of filming Fixer Upper—Handcrafted is part memoir and part manual for dreamers. Clint provides unvarnished, thoughtful reflections on a path that is possible for anyone bold enough to pursue it.
Subject: Harp, Clint
Cabinetmakers > United States > Biography.
Furniture making > Anecdotes.
Large-type books.

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