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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: Sharpen This
If the corners of a handplane’s cutter are not supposed to cut wood, then I remove them. OK, let me put that a different way. Some handplanes are supposed to cut into corners: rabbet planes, shoulder planes, moulding planes and … Continue reading
That’s a pretty good incentive don’t you think? Sharpen your tools and stop swearing. Everybody Does It – A Sharpening World Tour Neolithic polissoirs, characterized by straight grooves and a shallow basin, were used to sharpen axes, arrows and blades. … Continue reading
Highland Woodworking has published my “Sharpen This – the Hand-tool Backlash” speech that I gave at the Lie-Nielsen Open House a couple years ago. You can read the whole thing in Highland’s newsletter here. (Note: You can subscribe to the … Continue reading
Next Saturday, Sept. 9, is our regularly scheduled open day for Lost Art Press. We’ll have our complete line of books plus a good number of slightly damaged books at 50 percent of retail (cash only). And T-shirts. Coffee. Stickers. … Continue reading
Some days I wish there were a Google Translate filter for woodworking forums and podcasts. It would allow people to understand what is really being said. Below are some actual quotes I’ve heard through the years and my rough translation … Continue reading
Read the other installments in the “Sharpen This” series via this link. When it comes to the topic of honing guides, I’d sooner have a double colonoscopy than discuss them. But here goes. Honing guides are jigs. They hold a … Continue reading