Category Archives: Personal Favorites

A Quick Guide to Dictum’s ‘Roman’ Nails

Andy, who is studying woodworking in Germany, alerted me to the fact that Dictum also sells the Roman-style nail sold by Objects of Use and Rivierre Nail Factory. These nails are sold under the brand “Sonstige” but appear identical to … Continue reading

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‘Forged’ Forged Nails Available

This post is bound to anger some and delight others. Oh well. I just work here. While in England earlier this month, a student came in with a curious bag of nails that his parents had bought him as a … Continue reading

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Not Too Artistic

“The chair is the closest thing to a person. You can give it personal expression. Obviously, it has been just as important for me to make sensible cabinets. Everything in a house must definitely not be too artistic. One thing … Continue reading

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Looking For a Dime. Found a Quarter

Don’t you hate how every Lost Art Press project takes years to complete? Me too. After more than three years of work, Lucy and I have found a building for Lost Art Press where we will live out the rest … Continue reading

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Update: Lost Art Press Headquarters

I leave for England tomorrow to teach for two weeks at the New English Workshop and am looking forward to the break from the real estate game. During the last few months we have been on an Unfun House of … Continue reading

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You Say Relaxation, I Say….

The Flag Halyard Chair GE225 (1950) “Even when (Hans) Wegner was vacationing at his summer cottage with his family and some friends, his mind never stopped working. One day at the beach, he dug a hollow in some sand to … Continue reading

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Psst. Want to See Some Curvy French Beauties?

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