The Last of the Signature Plates

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Because of a variety of factors outside of our control, we are discontinuing the autographed signature plates included with the books I’ve written.

We have a fair number left right now. But will likely run out this summer. So if there’s a book you’ve been meaning to order and you really really want a signature plate, this is the time to do it.

I know this change will perturb some people, and for that I apologize. I hope that most of our readers buy our books for the content and not for my gorgeous handwriting (see above).

For those of you who really want a signed book, I encourage you to make the trek to our storefront in Covington, Ky., where we are open on the second Saturday of every month. I am always happy to sign books and include a naughty message as well.

— Christopher Schwarz

About Lost Art Press

Publisher of woodworking books and videos specializing in hand tool techniques.
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10 Responses to The Last of the Signature Plates

  1. fubfcribermike says:

    What’s written on the signature plate is your name?
    !

  2. jayedcoins says:

    I use the one I have as a bookmark… seems fitting!

    I’m in Cincy for the first time ever, cool city! About to eat a beast of a meal at Senate — thanks for the recommendation.

  3. Jim Littiken says:

    But your my hero. Can I touch you and get a lock of hair.

  4. Have you considered moving the plate signing off shore?

  5. tpobrienjr says:

    I consider the signed bookplate a bit of lagniappe. It adds joy to the ownership of the book, but its absence doesn’t detract.

  6. Ricky Pattillo says:

    I own three of your books published by Lost Art Press and didn’t even know this was a thing. Should one of these have come with the letterpress edition of Roman Workbenches? I ordered it from your store, but I don’t think it came with a signature. I believe the other two were purchased at Highland Woodworking.

    • Hi Ricky,

      We only supply signature plates for books sold through the Lost Art Press website – not our retailers. That said, you should have received one in the box with “Roman Workbenches.” Check inside the front cover. If there isn’t one there, I can dig one up for you here. Send a note to help@lostartpress.com with your mailing address.

  7. I received a signature plate but no naughty message. Do we have to pay extra for the naughty message? Because I will.

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