Author Archives: fitz

About fitz

Woodworker, writer, editor, teacher, ailurophile, Shakespearean. Will write for air-dried walnut.

‘All Hail the 863’ – Chapter 5, ‘The Intelligent Hand’

I had the great privilege of working on David Savage’s new book, “The Intelligent Hand” – yet I confess it flummoxed me on my first several editing passes. After years of writing and editing straightforward, linear woodworking how-to articles, I … Continue reading

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‘Hands Employed Aright’ Book Release Party with Joshua Klein

Joshua Klein of Mortise & Tenon Magazine is coming all the way from Maine to celebrate the release of his book “Hands Employed Aright.” He’ll be around the shop during the day for the Open House, then from 7-10 p.m., … Continue reading

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Name the Image Source: A Call for Help

Edit: Thank you! Mystery solved! As we’ve worked on David Savage’s forthcoming book “The Intelligent Hand,” I’ve been sourcing a number of images both to secure permissions and to get high-resolution versions suitable for print. While my sleuthing skills are … Continue reading

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New Classes for 2018: Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for some additional fall classes at the Lost Art Press Storefront. Each student is supplied with a heavy workbench with a full suite of workholding options. And the climate-controlled storefront is filled with natural daylight and … Continue reading

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New Class: Restoring & Using Wooden Bench Planes with Joshua Klein

Tomorrow morning (Aug. 3, 2018) at 10 a.m. Eastern, registration will open for a handful of new classes scheduled through the end of this year: To those we’ve added one from Joshua Klein: Restoring & Using Wooden Bench Planes. It’s … Continue reading

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Carving Class Opening This Weekend

Update: The space has been claimed. This Saturday & Sunday I (Daniel Clay, Saturday Box Company) will be teaching a two-day chip carving class at the Lost Art Press storefront. The class is designed especially for first-time and beginner chip … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for 7 New Classes

You can now register for seven new classes at the Lost Art Press storefront via the links below.  Note: Registering for the class or the waiting list is free – no credit card needed to register. After the dust settles, … Continue reading

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