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LostArtPress on InstagramAt DiCarlo’s pizza in Wheeling, WV, for some Ohio Valley-style pizza (aka Stubenville pizza). Here @burnheartmade is concerned about what his fellow New Yorkers will think if he enjoys this pizza (which is unusual in that the cheese and toppings are added cold after baking).Crossing the Wheeling Suspension Bridge today — older cousin to the Roebling suspension bridge in Covington, Ky. Amazing feat of engineering that led to the Brooklyn bridge.The next big project for me personally is to get Jennie Alexander’s “Make a Chair from a Tree” in print for its third edition. This is the chair we built for the book. Shooting for a summer release.
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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