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LostArtPress on InstagramTo create an iso view: 1. Draw a horizontal and vertical line. Use a compass to mark off four divisions. 2. Set your compass point on the last mark and scribe a circle. 3. Use dividers to step off our front, side and top views onto our perspective lines. This is helpful because we keep our proportions intact and see how they relate in space. Iso views are a handy way to walk around our design and see it in perspective. — from “By Hound and Eye” by Geo. R Walker @georgewalker.design and Jim Tolpin @jimtolpin illustrated by Andrea Love @andreaanimates #By_Hound_and_EyeWe are selling a large batch of Crucible Lump Hammers at noon (Eastern) today. Visit CrucibleTool.com for details. (Apologies in advance. We only ship domestically.)Just posted on the Lost Art Press blog: An excellent profile of Welsh chairmaker Chris Williams (@welshchairmaker) written by our very own Kara Gebhart Uhl (@pleiadesbee). Definitely worth a read.
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Category Archives: The Anarchist’s Design Book
I’ve just finished up designing the third new chapter for the expansion of “The Anarchist’s Design Book” on the boarded settle chair. (What is the deal with this expansion? Here’s an FAQ.) Thanks to all the odd angles, this boarded … Continue reading
One of the furniture forms I’ve had a long obsession with are settles. These high-back benches were common in early homes and were handy for keeping warm by the fire. One of their variants, the settle chair – is somewhat … Continue reading
To make things easier for you, I’ve collected all of the supplemental information I’ve released for “The Anarchist’s Design Book” (so far) into a pdf with a short introduction and an appendix on making your own seat templates. This is … Continue reading
I am at work on adding five or six chapters to “The Anarchist’s Design Book” for an expanded edition that we will release in the future. Several customers have asked how this will work. Here are the answers. Q: What … Continue reading
You can now download a free pdf of my Staked Armchair project if you have purchased a copy of “The Anarchist’s Design Book.” This download is given on the honor system. If you already own this book, no harm will … Continue reading
When I took my first class in making Welsh stick chairs in 2003, the instructor asked if we wanted to trace his seat and arm templates. It would be fair to say that John (the other guy in the class) … Continue reading