Happy Memorial Day on the LAP Forum


Memorial Day weekend is a good time to remember the fallen, get some woodworking done and check out the Lost Art Press forum. Remember, if you have a question about our products, procedures in our books or anything related to Lost Art Press, the fastest way to get an answer is our forum. Check it out here.

Trestle Desk
It’s interesting to see how one reader took the trestle table from “The Anarchist’s Design Book” and improved it with dovetail-shaped battens underneath. (Shown at top and below.) Very clever. And very nice work. 


Keeping Waterstones Flat
Interesting discussion of the DiaFlat diamond stone. Does it make stones flat? Does it last?

Help Identifying a Chair Drawing by John Muir
A very mysterious drawing of a a device attached to a chair. The drawing is attributed to John Muir, the famous naturalist. We think it’s a jig for locating the front stretcher. But we could be wrong. Solve the mystery if you can.

Hollows and Rounds
Dan is making a partial set of hollows and rounds to reproduce some moldings in his older home but has some questions about the measurements. Want to weigh in?

What to Put on Cast Iron Tops
What do you use on your table saw to protect it from rust and provide lubrication? WD40? Paste wax? Bowling alley wax? All have been suggested. Put in your 2 cents. 

Meghan Bates

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