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About fitz

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

Registration Now Open for 2019 Summer/Fall Classes

Registration opens at 10 a.m. today (January 21, 2019) for classes during the second half of 2019. Note that the registration form now requests (but does not require) a phone number. It would be helpful to provide that (and to … Continue reading

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LAP Classes for July-Dec. 2019

We’ve a plethora of woodworking classes on offer for the second half of 2019 – most of them from visiting instructors (some from far, far away). In most cases, classes are limited to six students (the number of benches we … Continue reading

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‘The Shaker Guy,’ in the Portland Newspaper

Christian Becksvoort is featured in the Portland Press Herald today, in a Bob Keyes article in the Books section: “Christian Becksvoort doesn’t want to be the ornery old guy who complains about how things are and wishes for the way … Continue reading

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Becksvoort Book Release Bash

Just a reminder that you’re invited to Christian Becksvoort’s “Shaker Inspiration” book release party on Jan. 12, from 7-10 p.m. – plus he’ll be in and out during the Lost Art Press open house that day (10 a.m-5 p.m.). Christian … Continue reading

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LAP Class Slots Still Available in Early 2019

I’m working right now on getting the list together for classes during the second half of 2019 (which will be posted in January), but we do still have a couple of earlier opportunities remaining due to cancellations. In calendar order, … Continue reading

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Becksvoort’s Dovetail Class – Registration Now Open

Registration for Christian Becksvoort’s All About Dovetails one-day class is now open. (If you don’t get in, do sign up for the waitlist.) Note: Some people are having trouble signing up for the waitlist – we’ve checked everything we can … Continue reading

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Christian Becksvoort Book Release Party & Class

Christian Becksvoort’s new book, “Shaker Inspiration” is hot off the press (if you’ve already ordered, look for it in your mailbox soon) – and he’s making the trip from Maine to the Lost Art Press Shop in Covington, Ky., for … Continue reading

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