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LostArtPress on Instagram“I aspire to create tools that function at the highest technical level, are a joy to use and beautiful as objects, like a Herreshoff yacht.” - Thomas Lie-Nielsen — from “The Difference Makers” by Marc Adams @marcadamsschoolofwoodworking #the_difference_makersThis week we have @welshchairmaker teaching at the storefront and have finished up the proofing for his new book on John Brown. Though our Covington neighborhood is German, this week I’m calling it Wee Wales.“Good Work: The Chairmaking Life of John Brown” by Christopher Williams (@welshchairmaker) is now available for pre-publication ordering at our web site. If you order the book before March, you will receive a free pdf download at checkout. Apologies in advance that we sell only in the United States. The book will be available from our international retailers at a later date.
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Category Archives: Chairmaker’s Notebook
This is an excerpt from “Chairmaker’s Notebook” written and illustrated by Peter Galbert. Paint has come a long way from the toxic lead paints of the original Windsors to the stringy enamels of the 20th century. I paint my chairs with milk … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Chairmaker’s Notebook” by Peter Galbert. Using wood fresh from a log has a number of advantages for the chair and chairmaker. But that being said, lack of access or experience with green wood should not prevent you from … Continue reading
Peter Galbert, author of “Chairmaker’s Notebook,” is widely considered to be one of the finest chairmakers alive today. He’s also a sculptor and painter. And teacher. And writer. He’s an inventor of clever chairmaking tools, which have propelled several … Continue reading
Every month we get queries from people who want to write a book for us. And every month I send each of them a nice rejection letter. We simply don’t choose authors that way. Every Lost Art Press book begins … Continue reading
This week we are sending “Chairmaker’s Notebook” by Peter Galbert out for a second printing. Most of the changes made for the second printing are technical in nature – we adjusted the histogram of several of Peter’s hand-drawn images to … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Chairmaker’s Notebook” written and illustrated by Peter Galbert. When I set out to make my first chair, there were parts of the process that I did not even know existed. But there was one part … Continue reading