Author Archives: fitz

About fitz

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

ALL SOLD. Good Prices on Good Tools

John Hoffman – the co-founder of Lost Art Press – is divesting himself of some tools he no longer needs – and we’ve a handful remaining in the shop after the last open house (plus a few from me and … Continue reading

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The Storefront is Open this Saturday (June 8), 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

As on every second Saturday of the month the Lost Art Press storefront is open this Saturday, June 8, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., for all your book-browsing and woodworking-question needs. We have the entire line of books on display (as … Continue reading

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Mirth, Making … and another word starting with M

Hang out with six (and in a couple cases a few more) of your new closest friends as you learn woodworking in our upcoming classes. Below are listed and linked those in which there are one or more bench spaces … Continue reading

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Meet Roy Underhill at the April 13 LAP Open House

I have little clue what Roy Underhill is doing in the picture above; it’s from 2012 when I was in North Carolina with Christopher Schwarz assisting on a tool chest class at The Woodwright’s School. My best guess, however, is … Continue reading

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The Perfect Canvas

I wonder if Chris understood what he was unleashing when he first wrote about the Dutch Tool Chest. It’s the perfect blank canvas for woodworkers to exercise their ingenuity. Just a quick internet search will spill pages of configurations, colors, … Continue reading

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Seventeenth-century Boxes, Chests and Carving. And More Carving.

Editor’s note: We’ve just sent Peter Follansbee’s book, “Joiner’s Work,” to the printer. It will be released in May. If you order a pre-publication copy from our store you will receive a free pdf of the book at checkout. I’ve … Continue reading

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Last-minute Class Openings at LAP

Originally posted on Rude Mechanicals Press Blog:
We had cancellations in two fast-approaching classes, and thus have two last-minute slots available – one in my March 16-17 Shaker Hanging Cabinet class, and one in Andy Glenn’s March 23-24 Post-and-rung Stool…

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