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LostArtPress on Instagram@1snugthejoiner and I spent the afternoon inspecting and cleaning this pile of 872 Crucible card scrapers so the edges can now be polished. Not sure how long it will take to polish them, so stay tuned.There is no doubt that running a well-set plane over a mild timber board is an experience at which to wonder. Seeing shavings come curling off that board, hissing away, shooting out of the mouth, wrapping about your wrist and filling your floor ankle deep in pleasure. This is why many of us do this; this is where we fell in love. — from “The Intelligent Hand” by David Binnington Savage @finefurnituremaker #The_Intelligent_HandCrucible card scrapers are back in stock. Now in the Lost Art Press store.
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You know that this post is going to be about André-Jacob Roubo. But not entirely. For me, woodworking books in the French tradition begin with a title we haven’t been able to publish from the “other André” – André Félibien’s … Continue reading
No doubt many of you are familiar with the famous one-piece bookstand from plate 331 of Roubo’s “With All Precision Possible” popularized by Roy Underhill. This past week, we decided to build a nice bookstand for the shop copy of … Continue reading
The deluxe edition of “Roubo on Furniture” is currently at the bindery in New Mexico. There, in addition to binding the pages, employees are making the custom slipcases for the books. The latest word we have from the bindery is … Continue reading
When translating Andre Roubo’s “l’Art du menuisier,” we debated converting all of his dimensions to U.S. Customary Units or metric. After some discussion, we decided to leave them as-is for the same reason that we tried to maintain Roubo’s writing … Continue reading
It was never supposed to happen like this, but I’m a believer in fate. During the last seven days we have closed the books – so to speak – on two of the projects that have dogged us every day … Continue reading
Good news: The printing plant has completed the standard edition of “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” more than two weeks ahead of schedule. The book will arrive in the warehouse on Monday and will almost certainly ship … Continue reading
Last night at dinner I laid out the finances involved in printing the deluxe “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture,” and I think I saw the blood drain out of my wife’s face – just a little bit. … Continue reading