Category Archives: Products We Sell

Lost Art Press Hats, Now in Black

After many customer requests, we have made a run of our Bayside hats in black with khaki piping and khaki embroidery of our logo. These hats are unstructured, cotton, made in the United States and adjustable with a steel clasp. … Continue reading

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Updates on Lost Art Press Products for 2014

I know it looks like John Hoffman and I have been lazy publishers this year. Here it is August and we’ve released only two products in 2014 – “Campaign Furniture” and “The Naked Woodworker.” Are we drunk? Well, yes, but … Continue reading

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New Hats from Lost Art Press

Many of you told us that “blue” was not a manly enough color. And so we now offer our hats in battleship gray with black thread. These hats are – like everything in the Lost Art Press store – made … Continue reading

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Misconceptions About Signatures

During the last four months I’ve had some odd encounters with customers at shows, classes and the like. Customer (holding a book): “I understand that you aren’t signing books anymore. But would you mind signing this one book for me?” … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event (and Lost Art Press Garage Sale)

This weekend (April 4 and 5) Lost Art Press will be at the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event in Cincinnati. As always, the event will be held at the offices of Popular Woodworking Magazine (go here for directions and hours). We’ll … Continue reading

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Beware: On Amazon, That is not Us

We’ve had several confused and irate people contact us about why we are selling “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” on Amazon for crazy prices – more than $92 today. The Amazon page uses our photos and our description of the book. … Continue reading

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Download or Physical Book? Which is Better for the Author?

Several readers have asked us this considerate question: Does the author of a Lost Art Press book make more money when someone buys a physical book or a downloaded book? The answer is: With Lost Art Press books, the author … Continue reading

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Lost Art Press Ethics Statement

Our company has grown a lot since 2007, and we now have a lot of first-time customers, commenters and readers. So I want to repeat some of the core principles here at Lost Art Press for those of you who … Continue reading

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‘Lost Art Press’ on The Highland Woodworker

From where you are sitting, I am sure there are times I look like a media harlot. Sweet mother of mystery, I get tired of seeing my name, image and videos spread all over the Internet. So I can only … Continue reading

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‘Um, Yeah, You’re a Real Business’

When we started Lost Art Press in 2007, our goals were simple: Print books that we want to read. Keep the overhead as low as possible. Don’t borrow money. Don’t do something stupid to overextend ourselves. So John Hoffman and … Continue reading

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