Category Archives: Books in Print

FAQ: ‘l’Art du menuisier: The Book of Plates’

No matter how much we write about a new book, there are always additional questions we didn’t think of at first. Here are some of the common questions I am fielding about “l’Art du menuisier: The Book of Plates.” Question: … Continue reading

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On Press: ‘l’Art du Menuisier: The Book of Plates’

As of three hours ago, “l’Art du Menuisier: The Book of Plates” is officially off to the printer and is now about five weeks away from landing in our warehouse (during a rainstorm, most likely). “The Book of Plates” is … Continue reading

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Pégas Blades, Good Books, Other Stuff

For those of you who missed my blog entries on Pégas blades (here), the bad news is that Tools for Working Wood is temporarily sold out of these outstanding, durable and less-expensive Swiss-made coping-saw blades. The good news is that … Continue reading

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Hey, I Know that Guy

I’ve never seen him drink tea. But perhaps that’s because I’m always drinking beer. Check it out here. — Christopher Schwarz

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‘To Make as Perfectly as Possible’ Named one of the ‘50 Books of the Year’

The deluxe edition of “To Make as Perfectly as Possible: Roubo on Marquetry” has been named one of the “50 Books of the Year” for 2013 by the Design Observer, in association with AIGA and Designers & Books. Designed by … Continue reading

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Materials & Tools for the Knockdown Nicholson Workbench

I’m teaching two classes in building the Knockdown Nicholson Workbench in 2015 (details on the locations to come) and needed to prepare a list of materials and tools for the students. Because I received an S+ in “Sharing” in kindergarten, … Continue reading

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Question About ‘The Book of Plates’

Jason writes: I have a question for you about your announcement of “The Book of Plates.” I have already purchased the first installment that Lost Art Press has published on marquetry, and I plan to get the one on furniture … Continue reading

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