Category Archives: By Hand & Eye

Get Your Books Signed in Iowa

Several Lost Art Press authors will be available at Handworks to sign your books. If you want to get Don Williams and Narayan Nayar to sign “Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley,” they have set up … Continue reading

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Divided we Share

George Walker, one of the authors of “By Hand & Eye,” handed me a small box of tools yesterday as the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event in Cincinnati was winding down. The tools were intended for the students at my Hand … Continue reading

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‘By Hand & Eye’ the Holiday Special

You’ve read the book. Now see the movie. Animator Andrea Love and Jim Tolpin, one of the authors of “By Hand & Eye,” have produced a charming stop-motion video that explains the pre-industrial design process explored in the book. If … Continue reading

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Your Assignment Today…

The lessons inside “By Hand & Eye” cannot be learned by reading alone, any more than you can learn to cut dovetails from a book. You must put pencil to paper so the book’s ideas about proportion will become physical … Continue reading

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Everything has been Restocked

As of now, we are back at full stock on all our books and sweatshirts. Here are the details: The third printing of “By Hand & Eye” arrived at our warehouse this morning. The demand for this book has remained … Continue reading

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2nd Printing of ‘Campaign Furniture’ & Other News

We’re going back on press for a second printing of “Campaign Furniture” with a few corrections and a slightly different cover. The only significant correction, which was to the Roorkee Chair chapter, is discussed here. I also added a thank … Continue reading

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Stuff in the Store (and in Store)

We have sold out of “By Hand & Eye” but are working on getting that title back to the printer immediately. If you need the book, check out some of our retailers; many still have the book in stock. We … Continue reading

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