Tusk-tenon Bookrack

Hand and power tools work together to make signature Arts & Crafts joints.
By Robert W. Lang
Pages: 60-63

From the August 2007 issue #163
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The dividing line between hand-tool woodworking and machine-tool woodworking doesn’t exist for me. Although I’m not fond of noise and dust, I have an appreciation for what machines can do – make work faster and repeatable. I also know there are times when the right tool for the job is powered by what my grandfather called elbow grease.

This small bookrack can be made entirely by using hand tools, or entirely by using machines. I used both, and as we go through the steps of making it, you will find out why.

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From the August 2007 issue #163
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