Author Archives: fitz

About fitz

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

Class Registration Now Live

Registration is now open for the following first-half 2019 Lost Art Press classes (do sign up for the waitlists if you don’t immediately make it in): • Staked High Stool with Christopher Schwarz, Jan. 19 & 20 • Anarchist’s Tool … Continue reading

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Jan.-June 2019 Classes at Lost Art Press

I know it looks as if we’re running a woodworking school, but when classes aren’t going on (which truly is the majority of the time), the Lost Art Press storefront is Christopher Schwarz’s working woodshop and publishing office where he … Continue reading

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‘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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