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LostArtPress on Instagram@1snugthejoiner and I spent the afternoon inspecting and cleaning this pile of 872 Crucible card scrapers so the edges can now be polished. Not sure how long it will take to polish them, so stay tuned.There is no doubt that running a well-set plane over a mild timber board is an experience at which to wonder. Seeing shavings come curling off that board, hissing away, shooting out of the mouth, wrapping about your wrist and filling your floor ankle deep in pleasure. This is why many of us do this; this is where we fell in love. — from “The Intelligent Hand” by David Binnington Savage @finefurnituremaker #The_Intelligent_HandCrucible card scrapers are back in stock. Now in the Lost Art Press store.
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Category Archives: Campaign Furniture
I love building campaign chests. There are so many variations on the form that I have yet to build two that are even similar. This week, I start on the most involved set of campaign chests yet. It’s a three-tiered … Continue reading
I’ve recently completed a handful of campaign pieces and have some extras I can sell. All three pieces were built as part of articles I wrote for Popular Woodworking Magazine, and so I am selling them at a discount. I … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Campaign Furniture” by Christopher Schwarz. Brass-bound campaign chests that can be split into two parts are likely the most iconic pieces of the style – like the Morris chair of the Arts & Crafts movement. The archetypal … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Campaign Furniture” by Christopher Schwarz. As the British military was forced to become more responsive and quick at the end of the Victorian era, traditional and bulky items were traded for furniture that was lightweight and compact. … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Campaign Furniture” by Christopher Schwarz. One of the more common pieces of campaign furniture is the simple trunk, sometimes also called a “strong chest,” “traveling chest” or “barracks chest.” The one shown in this chapter, … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Campaign Furniture” by Christopher Schwarz. Bookshelves that fold at or disassemble are common items among surviving pieces of campaign furniture. These ingenious units were generally pretty small. After all, it’s not as if you were … Continue reading