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The Joinery of Wharton Esherick

Esherick's music stand has pocket screws holding the middle leg into the piece.

Wharton Esherick was a terrible joiner. He hated the joinery aspect of woodworking, and it shows. Even on his iconic pieces, Wharton spent more time on the form and how it looked rather than on how it was stuck together. So, like it or not, I’m going to pick apart the joinery of Wharton Esherick. I’m not bringing[…]