Category Archives: Timber Book by Richard Jones

A Lesson in Sharpening

Editor’s Note: Richard Jones, the author of an upcoming book on timber technology, takes us back to the 1970s when he learned a valuable lesson in sharpening while in training. A perennial subject in woodworking magazines and forums is that … Continue reading

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My Convoluted Route To Lost Art Press

Editor’s Note: As Richard states below, his tome on timber technology is, indeed, nearing the finish line. For some people it appears it’s easy to release a book. Publishers occasionally give the impression of falling over themselves to offer improbably … Continue reading

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The Highlights and Lowlights of Writing About Trees and Wood

Editor’s Note: Richard Jones’s book on timber technology is designed, and Chris, Richard and I are working on final edits. The book will be available early this year. — Kara Gebhart Uhl In almost every project one can find good … Continue reading

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Trees: What Should a Woodworker Know?

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of blog posts by Richard Jones, who has written a detailed book about timber technology, which is scheduled to be released in early 2018. — Kara Gebhart Uhl What’s the best … Continue reading

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Richard Jones: My Approach to Writing About Timber Technology

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of blog posts by Richard Jones, who has written a detailed book about timber technology that required hundreds of hours of research, which he talks about here. The book is scheduled … Continue reading

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Richard Jones: Why I Wrote This Book

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of blog posts by Richard Jones, who has written a detailed book about timber technology. The book is scheduled to be released in early 2018. — Kara Gebhart Uhl I didn’t … Continue reading

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New Book, New Author: Richard Jones

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts by Richard Jones, who has written a generous and detailed book about trees and their structure, and how this affects the work of furniture makers. As you’ll learn … Continue reading

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