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2005 Cartouche Award Winner
W. Mickey Callahan, “A Glimpse Into His Life and Work”: “When I look at a furniture masterpiece, I view it as a composition of rudimentary tasks that represent a wonderful endeavor of the human spirit; a collection of all that is simple into something that is grand.” – Phil C. Lowe


Leading by Example
Writer Jennifer Hicks and Photographer Michael Gordon, Philip C. Lowe of Beverly, Mass., has always gone the extra mile during his 30 years as a woodworking professional. Nine years ago he reached his ultimate career goal by opening a woodworking school, The Furniture Institute of Massachusetts. Lowe, 58, now teaches on a year round basis, and still finds time for special comissions and giving seminars at schools throughout…