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Ten Uses for a Woodblock
  • John Amoss
    born 1963
    born: Boozeville, Georgia, United States
  • Ten Uses for a Woodblock, 2000
  • Baren Exchange Portfolio #5
  • Where object was made: United States
  • woodcut
  • Gift of BarenForum.org
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0087.01

Shown here are ten people using woodblocks for different whimsical purposes - from top right: a judo practice board, doorstop, toy boat, sandals and a wheel chock. The left includes an archery target, nutcracker, paperweight, trivet, and the most noble use - as a printing plate.