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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: The Anarchist’s Design Book
Whenever I can manage it, I try to build an experimental chair alongside one of my trusted designs. It gives me a chance to use less-than-perfect wood and see how things that have germinated in my sketchbook look in real … Continue reading
When I designed this chair for the revised edition of “The Anarchist’s Design Book,” the goal was to make a staked armchair that was decently good-looking but as easy as possible for a new chairmaker to build. As a result, … Continue reading
Several people have asked for more construction details on the white oak stick chair I posted on the blog this morning. Many of the components and processes are similar to those in the Staked Armchair chapter I posted on the … Continue reading
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