Category Archives: Mouldings in Practice

Download a Free Chapter of ‘Mouldings in Practice’

Matt Bickford’s book, “Mouldings in Practice,” sets out to remake the way you look at, cut and apply the mouldings to your projects. It is quite unlike any other book we have ever encountered. Why? Bickford grapples with a core … Continue reading

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Important Book News from Lost Art Press

When I was in journalism school, the professors said you shouldn’t tell your competitors what you were working on. Ever. Here is what we are working on this week. 1. “Mouldings in Practice.” This book ships from the printing plant … Continue reading

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Moulding Planes: Where to Start

I recently had a conversation with a professional woodworker and carver who was shocked that other pros use dovetail jigs for casework when making high-end commissions. I pointed out the irony of his statement: He never makes mouldings by hand … Continue reading

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Free Shipping Now Available on ‘Mouldings in Practice’

After years of publishing woodworking information, you often hear that there is nothing new in the craft. Everything has been done before, written before and fully figured out. I used to believe that was true, until I read the manuscript … Continue reading

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What a Valuable Waste

This is about woodworking. You’ll just have to wait for it. When I edit a book or a magazine article, I always feel shame during the process. Despite all the electronic tools available to me, I have to print the … Continue reading

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Update on ‘Mouldings in Practice’

We are finishing up work on Matt Bickford’s “Mouldings in Practice” book this week. It should be off to the printer next week and – barring any wackiness – in stock by the end of July or early August. First … Continue reading

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Books in the Works, an Update

If I were a smart man, I wouldn’t discuss my failings as an editor, writer and publisher. But I do like to keep people informed on how our upcoming books are going. So here goes: “Mouldings in Practice” by Matt … Continue reading

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On My Own Campaign

With the Roubo workbench class and Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool event behind me, I have returned to the solitude of my own shop and laptop so I can get some Lost Art Press work done. At the top of the agenda: … Continue reading

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Update on our Upcoming Books

Now that “Make a Joint Stool from a Tree” on its way here, we have many readers asking about the other titles that are in the works here. Before I do that, let me say that we don’t operate like … Continue reading

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Bye-bye Beige

This morning I braved the chill in a T-shirt (my nipples are now like drill bits) to fetch a couple boxes of “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” from the Lost Art Press warehouse garden shed. The shed, which was filled to … Continue reading

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