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About fitz

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

Last-minute ATC Class Opening

Update: The spot has been claimed. We’ve a last-minute cancellation for Kieran Binnie’s Anarchist’s Tool Chest class, Sept. 23-27 at the Lost Art Press Storefront. The class is $900 plus $500 for materials (which we got today – gorgeous sugar … Continue reading

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2020 Covington Mechanicals Classes Now on Sale

Just a reminder that registration opens at 10 a.m. today for January-June 2020 classes (and that a small, non-refundable registration fee ($12 per day) will be collected at signup). Click here to see the list of classes and to register. … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event Guests

We’re busy getting ready for the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event (as evidenced by Christopher Schwarz’s full-on cleaning and organizational mode…he even made me dust and arrange the bourbon bottles yesterday). The event is Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m … Continue reading

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About That Class Registration Fee…

If you read the post about our upcoming classes, you know that for 2020, we’re charging a small non-refundable registration fee of $12 a day per class. You might wonder why, and if it’s worth it. In short, it’s because … Continue reading

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Jan.-June 2020 Classes at the Storefront

As we’ve mentioned a few times, we’re reducing the number of classes for 2020. Despite almost every class selling out, and though we love having folks visit, we are not (sing it with me!) a school, and the many classes … Continue reading

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Free Excerpt from ‘The Solution at Hand’

Here’s a free PDF peek at a handful of some of the 157 hand-tool-woodworking helpers  in Robert Wearing’s “The Solution at Hand: Jigs & Fixtures to Make Benchwork Easier,” excerpted from the Marking Aids and Cramps chapters (along with the … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event Sept. 20-21 at LAP

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks announced the fall 2019 Hand Tool Event Schedule this afternoon, and Lost Art Press is proud to be among those hosting. The event hours are Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 21 from … Continue reading

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