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American craftsmanship

Posted on Nov 5, 2012 in Craft, Home Improvement, Manufacturing


There was a great piece on the state of American craftsmanship in the Times way back in July that I’ve taken forever to post… ” The Home Depot approach to craftsmanship — simplify it, dumb it down, hire a contractor — is one signal that mastering tools and working with one’s hands is receding in America as a hobby, as a valued skill, as a cultural influence that shaped thinking and behavior in vast sections of the country.” Read the whole article here.