And it was with the industrial revolution that popular good taste disappeared. They had destroyed the craft and with it the standards and traditions built up over the centuries, and the craftsman was left, bewildered and defenceless, in an age that had no place for him.
Time brings its revenges. Today we are consciously, painstakingly, with infinite effort, trying to regain some of the good that was lost when the machine took over.
— The Woodworker, June 1951