Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

How to Sharpen a Curved or Flat Scraper

Note: In the next day or two, we will release our new Williams Welsh Card Scraper over at Crucible Tool. In preparation for the release, I am preparing a lot of instructional material, including a video and a photo tutorial … Continue reading

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‘Joiner’s Work’ Now Available to Order

Peter Follansbee’s fantastic and sprawling tome on early American woodworking is now available for pre-publication ordering here. The book is $49 and will ship in May. Customers who order before the publication’s release date will receive a free pdf of … Continue reading

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Megan Fitzpatrick on The Highland Woodworker

Charles Brock of The Highland Woodworker sat down with Megan Fitzpatrick recently to talk about how she went from a scholar of literature to become a woodworker, editor and publisher. In the segment, Brock gets Megan to explain how she … Continue reading

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Psst. Wanna Lump Hammer?

We have them in stock here as of 7:45 p.m. Eastern. (SOLD OUT)

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An Alternate Ending for F+W Media

F+W Media Inc., the parent of my beloved Popular Woodworking Magazine, filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 on Sunday, reporting it has more than $100 million in debt and a host of problems with its e-commerce business. You can … Continue reading

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I Can See Clearly Now

On Friday I finished teaching my first chair class, 16 years after taking my first one in Canada from David Fleming. That class – plus John Brown’s “Welsh Stick Chairs” – set me on a long journey of building and … Continue reading

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Um, Yes, Me on Shop Talk Live

You can hear my voice and see my rolling eyes on today’s Shop Talk Live podcast from Fine Woodworking via this link. The podcast is a 37-minute interview with FWW’s Ben Strano about a variety of topics. Here’s a partially … Continue reading

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