Category Archives: Books in the Works

First Review of ‘The Naked Woodworker’

Veteran woodworker Jeff Branch has reviewed our new DVD, “The Naked Woodworker” with Mike Siemsen. Jeff has 30 years of woodworking experience but is just entering the world of handwork – so he’s not a babe in the woods. Be … Continue reading

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Shelved Until Tomorrow

Finally dragged in about 8 p.m. this evening. The choice: shoot a video of how the bench knocks apart or complete the shelf. The photo above is the answer. After I spend all the money I’ve made this year on … Continue reading

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The Last Hardware Swap (I Hope)

With the finish drying on my knockdown Nicholson workbench, I began working on a removable shelf to go below the bench. (Forgive me. I am so stuck in the 18th century when it comes to wanting a shelf below my … Continue reading

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Updates on Lost Art Press Products for 2014

I know it looks like John Hoffman and I have been lazy publishers this year. Here it is August and we’ve released only two products in 2014 – “Campaign Furniture” and “The Naked Woodworker.” Are we drunk? Well, yes, but … Continue reading

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‘The Naked Woodworker’ Now Available

“The Naked Woodworker” DVD and downloadable video are now available in the Lost Art Press store. The video, hosted by Mike Siemsen, is an introduction to the world of hand-tool woodworking that begins with a tool kit comprised of only … Continue reading

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Knockdown Nicholson Workbench, Day .625

I had only 90 minutes in the shop today as we spent most of our daylight getting my daughter packed for college and taking her out for a rib dinner. But during those 90 minutes I assembled the ends and … Continue reading

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Knockdown Nicholson Workbench, Day 1/2

The only thing difficult about building this workbench in two days is not building the whole thing in only one day. I had only about four or five hours of shop time today because we’re packing up our oldest daughter … Continue reading

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