Tuesday, September 18, 2012

More Jane

Good Faith (Jane Smiley)

- Highlight Loc. 3695-99 | Added on Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 03:56 PM

“It’s simple,” said Dale, “but it’s not easy. Here’s what they did. They made all these panels and moldings by hand, with hand planes. That way, if anyone made a mistake, it would only be a thirty-second of an inch mistake, and he could rub it out, no problem. This is beautiful, painstaking work. It’s always harder to make something simple look right than to make something elaborate look right.”


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