Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

Lost Art Press Storefront’s Paint Job Complete

Today the painters finished their job on the Lost Art Press storefront. There were a lot of details to manage, and a lot of cold weather to weather. But a crew of six guys spent the entire day going over … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

Sometimes I think my taste in furniture comes from the fact that I’m easily startled. I’ll sometimes spit a mouth full of toothpaste onto the mirror when my wife appears behind me in the bathroom. I don’t want to be … Continue reading

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‘The Woodworker, Vol. III, Joinery’ Has Arrived

We weren’t expecting Vol. III of “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years” on joinery to show up until at least next week. But it landed in the warehouse yesterday and employees are busy scheduling an assembly line to ship … Continue reading

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Lots of Soft Wax from The Anarchist’s Daughter

Katy has been stockpiling soft wax during the last three weeks so she can (hopefully) keep it in stock through the holidays. The tins are $12 plus shipping (calico cat not included). Katy also wants to have some money in … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Run the Port Townsend School of Woodworking

Tim Lawson, the executive director of the Port Townsend School of Woodworking, is stepping down from his post and so the school is on the hunt for a replacement. I’ve taught a couple times at this school in Washington State, … Continue reading

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Book Report: Nick Offerman’s ‘Good Clean Fun’

Most woodworking books are as dry as a popcorn fart discharged in the high desert plain. In the effort to communicate doctrinaire woodworking information, many authors (me included, at times) forget one simple fact: The writing has to be dang … Continue reading

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Welsh Stick Chair Influences

All the good furniture designers I know are deeply informed by the past, and they either fold it into their work or rebel against it. I always try to come clean about my design influences for several reasons. First, it’s … Continue reading

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