Oregon Art Beat

John Economaki Tool Maker

Clip: Season 15 Episode 1504 | 5m 23s

John Economaki was a woodworker who specialized in fine art furniture when he developed a dangerous allergy to wood dust. He started designing high-end woodworking tools that are highly functional as well as beautiful. These days his tools are highly regarded by woodworkers, and are being featured in an exhibit at Portland's Museum of Contemporary Craft.

Aired: 10/31/13

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, The Kinsman Foundation, US Bank, Jackson Foundation and Roundhouse Foundation.