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Gunther Keil

From Berlin, Germany, I immigrated to the U.S. as a professor of German Literature. Currently I live with my family on 50 acres in Trumansburg, on the west side of Cayuga Lake, near Ithaca, in Central New York. Here I raise sheep, bees and utilize the trees which grow on my land.

My designs are known in both the Old and New World. They are in the permanent collection of the Toy Museum in Nuremberg, Germany and the Hartsville Museum in Hartsville, NY. They have also been displayed in the "Toys for all Ages" show at the Smithsonian, and most recently in Paul J. Smith's "Objects for Use/Handmade by Design" show at the American Craft Museum in New York City. My designs have been published in Fine Woodworking Design Books, and The Woodworker's Journal and in the book, "Objects for Use" published in conjunction with the exhibition at the…

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  • Born on January 5
  • Joined February 3, 2010

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About

Gunther Keil

From Berlin, Germany, I immigrated to the U.S. as a professor of German Literature. Currently I live with my family on 50 acres in Trumansburg, on the west side of Cayuga Lake, near Ithaca, in Central New York. Here I raise sheep, bees and utilize the trees which grow on my land.

My designs are known in both the Old and New World. They are in the permanent collection of the Toy Museum in Nuremberg, Germany and the Hartsville Museum in Hartsville, NY. They have also been displayed in the "Toys for all Ages" show at the Smithsonian, and most recently in Paul J. Smith's "Objects for Use/Handmade by Design" show at the American Craft Museum in New York City. My designs have been published in Fine Woodworking Design Books, and The Woodworker's Journal and in the book, "Objects for Use" published in conjunction with the exhibition at the American Craft Museum in 2001. My work is found in craft galleries throughout the United States and abroad, at on the web @ www.wildapples.com, and www.etsy.com/shop/ArksandAnimals

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