Category Archives: Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!

How to Sharpen a Curved or Flat Scraper

Note: In the next day or two, we will release our new card scraper over at Crucible Tool. In preparation for the release, I am preparing a lot of instructional material, including a video and a photo tutorial of how … Continue reading

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The Sequel to ‘Calvin Cobb?’

  Here’s a quick look at the proposed artwork for the sequel to Roy Underhill’s “Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!” (OK, not really.) Note that Lost Art Press does not condone riding a motorcycle without a helmet. (Or undergarments.) — Christopher … Continue reading

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Get Your Books Signed in Iowa

Several Lost Art Press authors will be available at Handworks to sign your books. If you want to get Don Williams and Narayan Nayar to sign “Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley,” they have set up … Continue reading

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The ‘Calvin Cobb’ Chapter-Spot Contest Winners Are…

Thanks to everyone who entered the “Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker” chapter-spot contest. Some of your (wrong) answers were really funny – so I had a lot of fun going through the responses. Two photos, numbers 7 and 24, flummoxed everyone. … Continue reading

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Contest: Photo Fun with Calvin Cobb

If you’ve read “Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!” by Roy Underhill perhaps you’ve noticed the numbered “chapter spots” – the little images at the beginning of each chapter. (If you haven’t yet read it, well, you should! It’s variously funny, poignant, … Continue reading

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Last Day for Free Shipping on ‘Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!’

Midnight tonight (Nov. 29, 2014) is the last time you will see free domestic shipping on Roy Underhill’s “Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!” The book is $29. Shipping and handling fees will be about $7. To give you a further taste … Continue reading

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Roy Underhill Reads ‘Calvin Cobb: Radio Woodworker!’

Listening to an author read his or her work is always enlightening. For me, it’s similar to the difference between a recorded song and a live song. You hear something different. Because we cannot drive Roy to your house, we … Continue reading

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