Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

‘Hands Employed Aright’ is Finished

The printing plant reports that Joshua Klein’s “Hands Employed Aright” was put on a truck yesterday and is headed to our Indianapolis warehouse. If all goes to plan, the book should arrive next week, and we will begin shipping out … Continue reading

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An Immediate Change to our Shipping Policy

Effective immediately, we are now charging shipping on all orders. The cost is about $7 per book and goes up based on weight. Why are we making this change? For the last 32 months we offered free shipping on all … Continue reading

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The Weed Stick Chair

I have accused the red oak species, Quercus rubra, of being a weed. It is overused in kitchen construction here in North America, it has a barfy pink cast when finished with modern film finishes and it is usually flat … Continue reading

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Newsy’s Profile of Crucible Tools

Newsy began filming a detailed profile of Crucible Tool right before we launched our first two tools – our Improved Pattern Dividers and our Iron Holdfast. Today Newsy gave us their kind permission to post the video here for you … Continue reading

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More Chore Coats in the Works

Our factory is working on a new batch of chore coats that should be ready to sell in the next couple weeks. This batch will be made with the Japanese cotton we used with the first batch, plus the nice … Continue reading

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Fall Classes at the Storefront

We have a full roster of weekend courses planned for the fall. Megan Fitzpatrick, Brendan Gaffney, Daniel Clay and Christopher Schwarz will lead these two day-classes in our storefront in downtown Covington, Ky. The registration for these classes will open … Continue reading

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A Little Teaching Ahead

At the time I stopped teaching in 2015 I was booking 18 class a year. It was a stupid schedule. I quite enjoyed the travel and learning from the students. But my personal work – my writing, designing and building … Continue reading

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