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Gustav Stickley's magazine, "The Craftsman," stressed hand-made over machine-made and helped to popularize the social and aesthetic reforms that characterized the Arts and Crafts Movements of the early 20th century. The image of the bearded craftsman illuminated by candlelight and using a hand plane conveys these older values.