Category Archives: Books in the Works

Charles Hayward, Coffins & a Tribute

While scanning more than 350 old magazines edited by Charles Hayward, we kept running into articles that were made us pause because they were so interesting, yet we didn’t have a place for them in our forthcoming book. We clipped … Continue reading

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Yes, and the Peter Galbert Book

It’s always tricky business talking about upcoming projects because people want updates on their favorites. So as my e-mail Inbox is sagging from the weight…. Peter Galbert’s book “Windsor Foundations” (still a working title), is still a work in progress. … Continue reading

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3 Lost Art Press Products for Christmas

We are the only publishing company I know of that doesn’t have a release schedule for our books. When they are done, they go to press. No sooner. So it’s amusing to me that it looks like we are going … Continue reading

Posted in Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!, Products We Sell, To Make as Perfectly as Possible, Roubo Translation | 11 Comments

Play Dead, Wally. Good Boy

I know that this blog entry will tick off some people because of this first line: We have someone clean our house. I know, I know. It’s bourgeoise. But it’s the nicest anniversary present my wife and I ever gave … Continue reading

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Join the Search for a Piano H.O. Studley Built

In planning and preparing for the upcoming book “Virtuoso” and the accompanying exhibit of H.O. Studley’s magnificent tool cabinet and workbench (May 15-17, 2015), I invariably get the question, “Is it possible to have a piano built by Studley in … Continue reading

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Step 1, Build Coffins. Step 2…. Step 3, Profit!

This weekend I built three coffins with the help of some friends and wrote a blog post about the experience over at my blog at Popular Woodworking Magazine. Check it out here. Special thanks to John Hoffman, the other half … Continue reading

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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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