Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

SOLD: Leather-bound ‘Mouldings in Practice’

In an effort to reduce all the things sitting around, I’m offering this leather-bound copy of “Mouldings in Practice” for sale for $250. Domestic shipping is free. International shipping is at cost. Note: This item is sold. The book is … Continue reading

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How it Began

Every month in the late 1990s, an oversized manila envelope would land on my desk at Popular Woodworking magazine. When that happened, I’d finish editing the sentence I was working on, put down my red pen and rip into the … Continue reading

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These are THE Guys

We have two upcoming classes in July at our storefront that should – by all rights – be filled and have a long waiting list. But they aren’t. If you can attend these classes, I encourage you to do so for … Continue reading

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Upcoming Book Projects: June 2019 Edition

It’s been too long since I’ve updated everyone (including my fellow editors) on the projects that are about to bear fruit. Plus other projects that are in fruit cocoons, which is totally not a real thing but should be. These … Continue reading

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Just Thanks

Today I signed off on the 11th printing of “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest.” Since 2011, we have printed nearly 30,000 copies of this book. In big-boy-pants publishing terms, that number represents a total and utter failure. Also a failure: Telling … Continue reading

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Why Read ‘The Difference Makers’

It might seem a bit out of character for Lost Art Press to publish “The Difference Makers” by Marc Adams. Unlike many of our titles, this book is filled with furniture that scratches at the stratosphere. These are pieces that … Continue reading

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New: ‘The Difference Makers’ by Marc Adams

Editor’s note: I haven’t been able to talk much about “The Difference Makers”  by Marc Adams because the printing plant’s schedule has been quite messed up. We weren’t sure when it would go on press. Well we now know the … Continue reading

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