Author Archives: Kara Uhl

Highland Woodworking Reviews ‘Cut and Dried’

“Every now and then there comes a work of exceptional importance for a wide range of woodworkers,” writes J. Norman Reid in a review of “Cut & Dried: A Woodworker’s Guide to Timber Technology” by Richard Jones. “This volume, by … Continue reading

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Take a Photo of Your Shop

We’re putting the finishing touches on “The Difference Makers,” an inspiring book by Marc Adams, founder and owner of the largest woodworking school in North America. In this 11″ x 11″ book (which will likely be 250 pages) Marc profiles … Continue reading

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What. Why. How.

Editor’s note: ​As we wrote about in August, longtime LAP author Don Williams is writing a new book, “A Period Finisher’s Manual.” Don is a conservator, craftsman and author of many articles and several Lost Art Press books, and the … Continue reading

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‘The Best of My Ability’

Editor’s note: In January we announced a new book about Dick Proenneke. Here, author Monroe Robinson shares how building furniture with his father, counting sockeye salmon in Alaska and a bridge led he and his wife to be caretakers of … Continue reading

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The Will and the Deed

“It looks as though today we are at the beginning of a new era. Values are shifting and changing, in many ways coming nearer to an ancient order of things than once we would have thought possible. Work in farm … Continue reading

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Free Excerpts of ‘The Intelligent Hand’ & ‘Shaker Inspiration’

For a taste of what our two most recent titles offer, we’ve created PDF excerpts, which you are welcome to download. The pdf for “The Intelligent Hand” by David Savage includes the table of contents, foreword, a look at some … Continue reading

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New Book: ‘The Handcrafted Life of Dick Proenneke’

We are pleased to announce that we’re working on a new book about Dick Proenneke who lived alone in the wild Alaskan wilderness for 31 years. You may know Proenneke as the subject of four PBS documentaries that have fascinated … Continue reading

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