Category Archives: By Hand & Eye

‘By Hand & Eye’ Animations

Here you can download the geometry animations discussed in “By Hand & Eye” by George Walker and Jim Tolpin. There are a variety of ways to download them to your computer or watch them. Download the following .zip file. After … Continue reading

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A Special Review of ‘By Hand & Eye’

If Randy Wilkins likes your book, you are solid gold (in my book). Randy is a set designer extraordinaire who has been involved in some incredible films. He is deft with both the mouse and pencil (he’s taught me some … Continue reading

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‘By Hand & Eye’ Electronic Edition Available Now

You can now download “By Hand & Eye” by George R. Walker and Jim Tolpin for your computer or mobile device. The price is $16 and can be downloaded directly from our store here. International customers can purchase the file … Continue reading

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2 Reviews of ‘By Hand & Eye’

Our latest book, “By Hand & Eye,” is sometimes difficult to describe. It’s not simple step-by-step guidance to designing better furniture. It is, for lack of a better metaphor, a can opener designed to pry open a part of your … Continue reading

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Early Dividers from Pompeii

Here are the earliest dividers I’ve seen in person. These bronze dividers (or “compass” if your name is Peter or Jennie) were found in the ruins of Pompeii, which was destroyed in A.D. 79. The originals reside in the Munich … Continue reading

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‘By Hand & Eye’ Now Shipping

“By Hand & Eye” by George R. Walker and Jim Tolpin is now available for immediate shipment from Lost Art Press. Our retailers – Lee Valley Tools, Lie-Nielsen Toolworks and Tools for Working Wood – have received their shipments and … Continue reading

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Update: Roubo, Studley & Handworks

We just wrapped up two days at the Handworks show in Amana, Iowa, and loaded almost nothing back into the van for the return trip – except for some T-shirts and one box of books. Dang it was a good … Continue reading

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