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LostArtPress on InstagramKaty @art.kschwarz is working on a collaborative furniture piece with me.The mechanical library has expanded with 80’ of new shelving. I designed it and @burnheartmade built it all lickety split. This more than doubles our space for books on woodworking and furniture.Now to London, Wales and Ireland.
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Category Archives: By Hand & Eye
This is an excerpt from “By Hand and Eye” by Geo. R. Walker and Jim Tolpin. Afternoon sunlight streamed across the wide pine flooring and up over a small Newport table. I turned my head and paused a moment, taking in the … Continue reading
English oak coffer; 16th century. (Image from Wiki Commons, public domain.) The once ubiquitous coffer (from the Greek “kophinos” – a basket; later from the French “coffre” – a chest) was also referred to as a “strong box” – because … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “By Hand and Eye” by Geo. R. Walker and Jim Tolpin. “[Architectural ornamentation] liberates us from the tyranny of the useful and satisfies our need for harmony.” — Roger Scruton Traditionally, ornament and mouldings were employed to punctuate and emphasize a form. … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Sorry, this post is not about “Game of Thrones.” George and I often get asked which book should be read first, and we don’t have a quick answer. Because our research has been a quest, we didn’t write … Continue reading
The first magazine article George Walker ever published appeared in Astronomy Magazine. At the time, he was working a lot of hours as the midnight shift supervisor at The Timken Company, a Canton, Ohio, factory that engineers and manufactures bearings … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “By Hand and Eye” by Geo. R. Walker and Jim Tolpin. The lifeblood of craft has always depended on knowledge passing from one generation to the next, and I struggle finding words to convey the importance … Continue reading