The Art And Craft Of Woodworking

Dec 4, 2015

In our age of inexpensive snap-together or assemble-yourself furniture and high-tech 3D printing, you might wonder why anyone would spend the time and effort to make furniture by hand. But woodworking is still very much alive, with more than five million professional and hobbyist woodworkers in America. Yet many worry that too-few young people are being taught how to work with their hands or the skills involved in woodworking. 

Woodworkers use a variety of hand and power tools to create beautiful and functional items, for sale or for their own enjoyment.
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Joining us for a look at the art and craft of woodworking are Popular Woodworking Editor and Content Director Megan Fitzpatrick; Popular Woodworking Contributing Editor and Founder of Lost Art Press, Christopher Schwarz, and Brownell Furniture Owner Andy Brownell.