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LostArtPress on InstagramOn Dec. 14, come to the Lost Art Press storefront and ask to “see the clock.” Whilst not as impressive as The Clock pub in Dublin, you get the idea. Also, this will be our last open day until June 2020.Today on our blog I’ve posted the latest installment on how I fix up vintage metallic planes for building furniture (as opposed to those who do it for NASA, which is admirable but is more work than necessary).I love traveling to other countries, meeting the great people there and eating their cuisine. But it always thrills me to death to return home and drink a well-made American beer.
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- More Classes – Here &@Abroad blog.lostartpress.com/2019/11/09/mor… https://t.co/aJOJviQ13S 2 days ago
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Category Archives: Mouldings in Practice
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. I have spoken to scores of people regarding the methods of making profiles with hollows and rounds that I have covered thus far. While most new users find the techniques … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. When I first became aware of hollows and rounds I read about the heralded “half set.” A half set of hollows and rounds is 18 planes, nine pairs, that … Continue reading
I imagine a lot of people had Matt Bickford figured out. Born in the Binghamton, N.Y., area (specifically Endwell) Matt lived there through the 8th grade, along with his parents, and his older brother and older sister. When the IBM … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. A Chippendale apple secretary desk and bookcase featuring triple-cusp scrolled returns. Colchester School, possibly Hebron or Lebanon, Conn., 1785-1805. Dimensions: height: 76-5/8″, width of lower case: 42-1/8″, depth … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. A table saw has a fence, a powered jointer has a table, your bench has dogs or a stop. Like any other task in our craft, bracing a … Continue reading
From Matt Bickford’s blog (Matt is the author of “Mouldings in Practice“) This weekend I will be teaching a class at The Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. The students attending this two day class will build a round and leave … Continue reading