Category Archives: Personal Favorites

Countdown to a Great Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event

There are just 32 days until the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event at Braxton Brewing Co. in Covington, Ky., and it promises to be one of the more interesting ones I’ve ever attended. For starters, look who is going to be … Continue reading

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Nothing Special

Sometimes I think this is important to say so that beginners can hear: It does not take much natural talent to become a highly skilled woodworker. During the last 10 years I’ve taught a lot of students all over the … Continue reading

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Build. Destroy. Rebuild.

After weeks of ripping the interior of our new building to shreds, we’re finally starting to put the pieces back together in an 1890 fashion. Last month we ripped out 30 cubic yards of “improvements” to the Lost Art Press … Continue reading

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Marco Terenzi’s Incredible, Small World

The latest issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine features a profile I wrote on Marco Terenzi, a young Michigan woodworker and toolmaker who specializes in making small – really small – stuff. I got to spend a day with Marco in … Continue reading

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Help Answer the Critical Questions of our Craft

Hello Everyone! Chris and John at Lost Art Press have shown the grace to lend me spot here on the blog, so allow me to introduce myself: My name is Henrik Lützen, and I’m a MA-student in English Studies at … Continue reading

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The Le Laboureur Work Jacket

  Warning: My wife often comments that I dress like a foreign exchange student. That I have no sense of color or clue about how pieces of clothing are supposed to coordinate with one another. That said, I love my … Continue reading

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‘Hands’ on DVD: A Worthy Gift for Yourself

When my family asks me what I want for Christmas, my response is: What I want is for you to buy me nothing. They listen. Sort of. This year I might receive a couple of interesting beers and some underwear … Continue reading

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