Author Archives: Lost Art Press

About Lost Art Press

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

Do This, and Your Stones Will Stay Flatter

For 15 years I shared my sharpening stones with my students. Now, my stones hide beneath my bench. Why? Students tried to turn my sharpening stones into tacos. Sharpeners who are beginners (or indifferent) tend to work only the middle … Continue reading

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New Stickers Now Available

My daughter Madeline has an etsy page set up for the latest set of stickers. You can place your order here – the stickers are $6 for a set, and the price includes domestic shipping. (Overseas orders are $10 per … Continue reading

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New Stickers Coming Soon

My daughter Madeline has settled into her new animal research job on the East coast and told me she is still interested in distributing stickers. I’ve created three new designs for her, and they should be available through her etsy … Continue reading

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A Second Slice of Pye

Note: Oh dang, I promised myself I wouldn’t use any puns. Also, you’ll notice the comments are disabled for this post. This is not because I am averse to criticism (feel free to visit Sawmill Creek, where trashing me is … Continue reading

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This Belongs to Everyone

At the beginning of every class I teach, I try to remember to make a little speech. It goes something like this: You are welcome to take photos or videos of everything you learn here. And you can post these … Continue reading

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Take Mike Dunbar’s Chair Course, Free

My father and I used to travel a lot together. We’d pick a city – St. Louis, Würzburg, Heidelberg, Charleston, Savannah – and spend several days eating our way through the city and visiting every museum and architecture wonder we … Continue reading

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‘Hands Employed Aright’ Review in Fine Woodworking

I gasped a little bit this evening when I opened the latest issue of Fine Woodworking magazine and saw a full-page review of Joshua Klein’s “Hands Employed Aright.” The review is on page 20 of the February 2019 issue and … Continue reading

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