Out on a Limb: It Might be Hara-kiri, But it Will Help You

By Christopher Schwarz
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From the February 2010 issue #181
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There’s a story – likely apocryphal – that the Gillette Razor Co. cryogenically treats the tooling it uses to manufacture razor blades so that the tooling lasts longer before it needs to be replaced.

The story goes that Gillette, however, doesn’t use cryogenics on the actual razor blades it sells to its customers. Why? The razors would last too long and hurt the company’s sales.

The same might be said about a woodworking magazine that teaches its readers how to design well-proportioned furniture.

After all, if you can design it yourself, what need will you have for the plans in this or any other woodworking magazine?

Let’s find out together.


From the February 2010 issue #181
Buy this issue now