Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

Publisher of woodworking books and videos specializing in hand tool techniques.

Roubo: From Start to Finish

Here locally, I get asked the following question a lot: How do you stay in business? It’s a good question. When I explain Lost Art Press to Covington, Ky., city and business officials, they look at me like John and … Continue reading

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Details on the Deluxe ‘Roubo on Furniture’

With the impending release of the standard edition of “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture,” we have received lots of questions about the deluxe edition of this book. We don’t know many details at this moment, but here’s … Continue reading

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New in Store: ‘With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture’

At long last, you can now order “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” from the Lost Art Press store. The price is $57 and the book will ship in March. Customers who order the book before it ships … Continue reading

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Roubo Workbench: By Hand & Power

The massive French workbench we sold yesterday here on the blog is the subject of an upcoming video on building traditional slab workbenches. Woodworker Will Myers and I built the bench in only three days. And even though we both … Continue reading

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Roubo Bench for Sale – SOLD

Note: This bench sold before lunch yesterday. Thanks for everyone’s interest. This week Will Myers, John and I are building a massive slab workbench in the Roubo style for an upcoming video (more on the video later). We’re just about … Continue reading

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The Letterpress Version of ‘Roman Workbenches’

We are quickly closing in on getting “Roman Workbenches” to press at Steamwhistle Press, and I would like to tell you this now: This is unlike any book we have done before. The book will be printed letterpress on an … Continue reading

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Update: ‘Roubo on Furniture’

That deep exhaling noise you just heard is probably coming from Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio and Maryland. Today we finished initial production of the long-awaited “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture.” Weighing in at 470 pages, this book represents … Continue reading

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