If you think of birch as simply a wood to work with, think again. For centuries, this legendary tree has been vital to the survival of mankind and is celebrated by cultures around the world. In this stunning salute to the northern hemisphere's "Mother Tree," the North House Folk School of Minnesota will delight your curiosity with the fascinating ecology, history, and myths of the birch tree while refining your woodworking talents with 20 beautiful projects that include carved ornaments, turned bouwls, a Norwegian wooden spoon, Swedish Dala horses, Scandinavian bark baskets, and much more. This is a beautiful coffee-table book with full-color illustrations throughout. Unavailable for several months, this beautiful book is now back in stock. Paperback.