Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

Coming Soon: ‘The Joiner & Cabinet Maker’ Original Text

One of our earliest and favorite books is “The Joiner & Cabinet-Maker,” a fictional early 19th-century account of young Thomas coming of age in a British furniture shop. The book was intended to introduce young people to what the woodworking … Continue reading

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‘The Anarchist’s Tool Chest’ Available in German

Thanks to two industrious woodworkers, “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” has become our first book to be translated into another language. Titled “Die Werkzeugkiste des Anarchisten,” the book is published by HolzWerken and is now available for sale. It was translated … Continue reading

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‘The Difference Makers’ Shipping Soon

At long last, our printing plant has shipped Marc Adams’s new book “The Difference Makers” to our warehouse. The book is en route to Indianapolis and should arrive at the dock on Monday or Tuesday. After it arrives, our warehouse … Continue reading

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This Will be Worth it (Whatever ‘it’ is)

I’ve restrained from posting about the renovations above our storefront this year because it could take over this blog. And no one (including me) wants that. A short and sweet update: We are due to move in at the end … Continue reading

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New Chapter: The Island of Misfit Designs

While the projects and techniques in “The Anarchist’s Design Book” are the backbone of the work, I quite enjoy writing the chapters that are woven between the projects. For the forthcoming expansion of the book I’ve written a bushel of … Continue reading

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New: ‘Making & Mastering Wood Planes’

Editor’s note: This book is available for immediate shipment and is $29. You can place an order through our store. No matter what sort of handplane you use, “Making & Mastering Wood Planes” is perhaps the best guide available to … Continue reading

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GONE to a Good Home (or Stronghold/Castle)

Both items are gone. Sorry. With only two weeks until we move above the storefront, we are both excited and desperate to unload stuff that will simply not fit into our small apartment upstairs. We have given a lot of … Continue reading

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