With all the (well-earned) hoopla about our Roubo translation, we haven’t been talking as much about the other projects coming up from Lost Art Press – including a fantastic book on chairmaking by Peter Galbert.
The book is essentially written, and now Peter is making the illustrations (by hand, natch) for the book. I’ve been editing the text and I can say that it is outstanding. And I say that as a chairmaker, not as a publisher. Look for it in 2014.
If you’d like an introduction Peter and his way of working, check out the above video shot at the Sterling (Mass.) Historical Society. If you’ve had the benefit of taking a class from Peter or attended one of his seminars, then you know his book will be nothing less than fantastic.
— Christopher Schwarz