Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

Install a Planing Stop

The single-point planing stop is one of my most useful bench workholding appliances (the other two are a holdfast and my leg vise). There are lots of commercial ones available, including those from Tools for Working Wood and Benchcrafted. I … Continue reading

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A Beehive Hoodie for the Spring

My oldest daughter, Madeline, has been hard at work in graduate school in Pittsburgh and hasn’t had much time for selling stickers and the like. But recently she really wanted a hooded sweatshirt with the Lost Art Press beehive logo … Continue reading

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For the Lost Art Press Men’s Room

If you’ve ever visited our storefront, you might have noticed that we wallpaper the men’s room with all manner of woodworking paraphernalia, from posters to old advertisements to poems. I haven’t put anything up in the women’s room except a … Continue reading

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Back in Stock: Moleskin Vests and Pinch Rods

We have just restocked our Moleskin Work Vests and our Crucible Pinch Rods. Both are available for immediate shipment from our warehouse in Indiana. If you want a vest, don’t delay. These are time-consuming to make, so this is likely … Continue reading

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Free Sector Download from FirstLightWorks

If you seek to improve your mind during these trying times, Ed Sutton at FirstLightWorks has an excellent diversion for you: a free downloadable sector and instruction sheet. (You might know FirstLightWorks as the manufacturers of the Bevel Monkey, Big … Continue reading

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‘Honest Labour’ – the Column that Named the Book

Editor’s note: For the next several weeks, we will feature some of our favorite columns from “Honest Labour: The Charles H. Hayward” years, along with a few sentences about why these particular columns hit the mark. This column from 1937 … Continue reading

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‘Honest Labour’ Now Available for Pre-publication Ordering

After four years of honest labor, I am happy to announce you can place a pre-publication order for our newest book: “Honest Labour: The Charles H. Hayward Years, 1936-1966.” This massive book (474 pages) compiles Hayward’s best columns about the … Continue reading

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