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LostArtPress on InstagramTo create an iso view: 1. Draw a horizontal and vertical line. Use a compass to mark off four divisions. 2. Set your compass point on the last mark and scribe a circle. 3. Use dividers to step off our front, side and top views onto our perspective lines. This is helpful because we keep our proportions intact and see how they relate in space. Iso views are a handy way to walk around our design and see it in perspective. — from “By Hound and Eye” by Geo. R Walker @georgewalker.design and Jim Tolpin @jimtolpin illustrated by Andrea Love @andreaanimates #By_Hound_and_EyeWe are selling a large batch of Crucible Lump Hammers at noon (Eastern) today. Visit CrucibleTool.com for details. (Apologies in advance. We only ship domestically.)Just posted on the Lost Art Press blog: An excellent profile of Welsh chairmaker Chris Williams (@welshchairmaker) written by our very own Kara Gebhart Uhl (@pleiadesbee). Definitely worth a read.
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The general miserableness of August has been bearing down on me this month. Heat, humidity, everything in the newspapers and mosquitoes have driven me to stay inside. There is a stack of favorite books to reread and stacks more of … Continue reading
The trades of the carpenter, joiner, cabinetmaker and turner, and their tools, have long been an inspiration for artists. Woodworkers and tool historians have, in turn, studied artwork to learn how tools were used in the past and how they … Continue reading
I’ve read Joshua Klein’s new book “Hands Employed Aright” at least five times to complete the index and also for pleasure. It is one of my favorite books I’ve read so far this year. To say that Jonathan Fisher, the … Continue reading
Oh, I want a bench for my garden! With a few cushions and wrapped in three layers of mosquito netting I would be happy on this bench. It is the form known as a vendebenk and was made in Norway by … Continue reading
A constellation of carvers will soon be gathering in Plymouth, Massachusetts for Greenwood Fest 2018 so I thought a taste of non-European spoons, ladles and scoops (some ceremonial, some for daily use) might be in order. Africa Let’s start big … Continue reading
While researching “Ingenious Mechanicks” Chris Schwarz and I found many workbenches with face vises and some of them actually had vise nuts. In the montage above there are selections from paintings from Spain, Italy and what is now present-day Ecuador. … Continue reading
Medieval homes were sparsely furnished, and each piece usually would have more than one function. One of the intriguing bench styles that can be found in many manuscript images is the bench with a flip-able back rest. The form seems … Continue reading