Touch wood: five Tasmanian woodworkers

Australia, 1981

Film
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About five men who live in Tasmania and earn their living by working with wood. David Ralph makes small souvenir animals and furniture from horizontal wood; Kevin Perkins makes furniture which allows the natural shape of the wood to be shown; Merv Gray and Peter Mevre make bowls and spheres, and Peter Taylor sculptural pieces.

Credits

producer/director

Gillian Armstrong

Duration

00:32:05:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32402

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Wood products

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Woodwork

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Workmanship

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tasmania - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Carving (Decorative arts)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Woodwork

Crafts & Visual Arts → Workmanship

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Woodwork

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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