Every one of the Endangered Alphabets challenges our assumptions about language, about beauty, about the fascinating interplay between function and grace that takes place when we invent symbols for the sounds we speak, and when we put a word on a page—or a piece of bamboo, or a palm leaf.

—Tim Brookes, Founder

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Work in Progress–the Fast Version
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Even after I’ve carved a letter, I have to do an awful lot of sanding and re-carving to take out all the gouge marks…. Click HERE IMG_3399 to watch that process in real time.... Read More

Work in Progress–the Slow Version
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The carving of the Tibetan dining table is proceeding with the usual issues: right shoulder pain, left elbow pain, lower back pain. Seriously, how did they not mention that during the Renaissance, when... Read More