Grab a Coffee and Read the Forum


It is Monday and we are all dragging. Time to brew some coffee, relax and let the week start off right. With the 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.

Staked Table from Green Lumber
This question is similar to the question from last week about whether a workbench could be made from green wood. However, this week Jeremy wants to know if similar rules apply if he makes the staked table from “The Anachist’s Design Book.” See some of the responses and add your own feedback here.

Hanging Shelf Ethical Issue
Dennis has a vision that he is not sure how he wants to execute. He has provided images of his inspiration and his sketches for us to ponder and give feedback on. See what you think and let him know how you would proceed here.

English Cabinet Makers Tool Chests
Adam found some tool chests on E-Bay that are worth a look. One image is shown at the top of this page and the rest can be found here.

Visiting London
Know any places around London that a woodworker shouldn’t miss while there? Make sure to let Kris know.

Using Ash for a 6-Board Chest
Jacob is worried about the ogee feet and how they will work with ash. He has a plan to try to prevent the wood from cracking in the long run but is curious to see if others think it will work or if they have other suggestions.

Tool Collection from West Norway
Adam provided a link to a tool collection from a boatbuilders shop in Norway. (Two images are shown above) He points out the similarity between some of the tools in the images to those from Estonia. The link to the full collection is in his post.

Meghan Bates

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