article A woodworking accessory is something you can buy, like a chair.
But when you’re building your own chair, the woodworking shop isn’t as important.
You can buy woodworking tools, and even buy a bench, but woodworking equipment is something that can only be assembled and put together by hand.
To learn more about the art and science of woodworking, I spoke with Andrew Cope, an adjunct professor of wood and woodworking at the University of Southern California.
The following interview has been edited for length and clarity.