The Sensuous Gadgeteer: How to Use Tools and How Tools Work

The Sensuous Gadgeteer, published in 1973, was unique then and now because it taught not only how to use tools but also how tools work and why they work.

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LEFT: Carving or cutting with the grain entail pressing wood fibers together, while carving or cutting against the grain entails pushing them apart. RIGHT: A newly cut piece of wood with grain lines showing.
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