Different approach to woodworking: The Anarchist's Tool Chest
Chris Schwarz

Chris Schwarz talks about a fundamentally different attitude toward woodworking that eschews automation and even most mechanized tools to obtain a different value from the process. In this video, he offers a thoughtful discussion of his history as a woodworker, a woodworking journalist, and publisher of books that cater to a different kind of woodworking.


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William Sampson

William Sampson is a lifelong woodworker, and he has been an advocate for small-scale entrepreneurs and lean manufacturing since the 1980s. He was the editor of Fine Woodworking magazine in the early 1990s and founded WoodshopBusiness magazine, which he eventually sold and merged with CabinetMaker magazine. He helped found the Cabinet Makers Association in 1998 and was its first executive director. Today, as editorial director of Woodworking Network and FDMC magazine he has more than 20 years experience covering the professional woodworking industry. His popular "In the Shop" tool reviews and videos appear monthly in FDMC.