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LostArtPress on InstagramOur Crucible curves were reviewed in this month in Threads magazine (@threadsmagazine. A most welcome surprise.On Dec. 14, come to the Lost Art Press storefront and ask to “see the clock.” Whilst not as impressive as The Clock pub in Dublin, you get the idea. Also, this will be our last open day until June 2020.Today on our blog I’ve posted the latest installment on how I fix up vintage metallic planes for building furniture (as opposed to those who do it for NASA, which is admirable but is more work than necessary).
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If you are a diligent woodworker you have a sharpening station, all your edge tools are clean and sharp and your sharpening stones nice and flat. How about your mind? Sharp, or nice and flat? What about your truthiness? It … Continue reading
Packing cases, weatherboards, fencing wire, garden stakes, picture frames and thread spools. Arthur Boon used all of these (and possibly more) to make his chairs. Arthur Boon lived and made his chairs in Billy’s Creek near Dorrigo, New South … Continue reading
Bacchus in the form of Saint Lundi sits astride a barrel and offers drinks to a group of craftsmen. Each craftsman has his own verse in the song printed on the broadsheet. Spot the menuisier and read his verse to … Continue reading
Part 1 includes the drinking of alcoholic beverages in the workshop and at the work site, the practice of footings and fees collected in the workshop and drinking after the workday ended. Before water was clean and safe to drink … Continue reading
The struggle to change the workday from sunrise to sunset to a ten-hour day was long and contentious. There were legal challenges to overcome in a country that had long followed English laws and customs. As journeymen formed their own … Continue reading
Pride in Craft and Accomplishment The completion of the Erie Canal, the first navigable water link between the Northeast and the Midwest, was cause for celebration. A grand procession was held with the participation of the various artisan societies, including … Continue reading
In “The Tate Gallery Illustrated Biennial Report 1983-1984” two of the recently acquired works were paintings of carpentry shops. The articles that discuss the history and importance of the acquired works are usually written by curators and museum department heads. … Continue reading