I think there is a lot of foolishness here. If someone in New York builds a cabinet that someone in Florida sent in a design for and the person in NY sells the item to his neighbor, where is the harm. Unless the designer is planning on manufacturing and selling the items across the east coast, he is not harmed. If the designer were to be planning to market the product of his design, why is he publishing it in a wood workers magazine in the first place.
On the other hand, if the Taunton is presenting the notion that it is unethical and wrong to see the handiwork created from a design in their magazine then perhaps the Taunton should switch to the legal publication arena and stop profiting from something that they oppose. If this is really their stance, I would not renew my subscription.
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