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The future

John K Jordan
>>>Down the road (a decade?) this represents custom furniture at the IKEA price-point.

Down the road furniture will be 3D "printed". Some will look and feel like wood. Some will appear metallic, iridescent, translucent, or chatoyant. Some will be unimaginable.

The "woodworker" will either sit at a computer or be replaced with an Ikea algorithm. Cutting will be a part of "cutting and pasting". Drills, saws, and planer will be icons. Finishing will be a click on a palette. Chips and sawdust will be displayed in museums. Old guys will reminisce.

JKJ

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