Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

Publisher of woodworking books and DVDs specializing in hand tool techniques.

The Making of the Plates for ‘The Anarchist’s Design Book’

Briony Morrow-Cribbs from Christopher Schwarz on Vimeo. The 12 handmade plates of the furniture pieces in “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” are – hands down – my favorite part of the entire project. Though they occupy 12 pages of the 456 … Continue reading

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One Month and Crapping – I Mean ‘Counting’

Fantastic news for those of you attending our book-release party for “The Anarchist’s Design Book” on March 12. Copperplate artist Briony Morrow-Cribbs is flying in from Vermont for the event and will be there to sign books and some original … Continue reading

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Eat, Dine and Play in Our Fair City

If you are considering coming to Covington, Ky., for the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event, or to visit our storefront or attend a book-release party at our store at 837 Willard St., here is a quick brain dump on the geography, … Continue reading

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Those Funny Chairs

Woodworker/teacher/bench builder/beekeeper Will Myers recently sent me some photos of two vernacular stick chairs he spotted during a trip to Tryon Palace in New Bern, NC. Both chairs are English and Will reports they were brought to Tryon Palace in … Continue reading

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Woodworking and Nightmares

Last night I had my first nightmare about writing. I was given 30 minutes to write a poem about the churches of my hometown in Fort Smith, Ark. It was to be published on the front page of the newspaper, … Continue reading

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Countdown to a Great Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event

There are just 32 days until the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event at Braxton Brewing Co. in Covington, Ky., and it promises to be one of the more interesting ones I’ve ever attended. For starters, look who is going to be … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: A Documentary on the Plates for ‘The Anarchist’s Design Book’

Vermont artist Briony Morrow-Cribbs produced the 12 beautiful copperplates for my new book, “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” and soon we will post a documentary on the intense hand-work process she used to produce the plates. The short film is being … Continue reading

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