Some more information can be found at Forum:Crafting Guide -- 22:54, October 22, 2009 (UTC)
Article is outdated and not very useful Edit
This article is frustratingly short on actual detail and seems very out of date.
The tradeskills haven't required manually digging through the Knowledge book icons for a long time.... Since, what, a year after EQ2 launched?
The article should not say things like "you'll discover" -- the purpose of a wiki is to document these things. Though I recognize there's a massive amount of detail to document if done correctly, and it's hard to organize.
Here's my first stab at actually documenting things: