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Roubo: From Start to Finish

Here locally, I get asked the following question a lot: How do you stay in business? It’s a good question. When I explain Lost Art Press to Covington, Ky., city and business officials, they look at me like John and … Continue reading

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Details on the Deluxe ‘Roubo on Furniture’

With the impending release of the standard edition of “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture,” we have received lots of questions about the deluxe edition of this book. We don’t know many details at this moment, but here’s … Continue reading

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New in Store: ‘With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture’

At long last, you can now order “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” from the Lost Art Press store. The price is $57 and the book will ship in March. Customers who order the book before it ships … Continue reading

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Preparation for Bending Wood

This is an excerpt from “Woodworking in Estonia” by Ants Viires; translated by Mart Aru. MATERIAL USED. In Europe bent-board containers were made of various types of timber. The flexible and easily cut aspen was popular in Estonia, and was also widely used … Continue reading

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Roubo Bench for Sale – SOLD

Note: This bench sold before lunch yesterday. Thanks for everyone’s interest. This week Will Myers, John and I are building a massive slab workbench in the Roubo style for an upcoming video (more on the video later). We’re just about … Continue reading

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The Letterpress Version of ‘Roman Workbenches’

We are quickly closing in on getting “Roman Workbenches” to press at Steamwhistle Press, and I would like to tell you this now: This is unlike any book we have done before. The book will be printed letterpress on an … Continue reading

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Drawer Making

This is an excerpt from “The Essential Woodworker” by Robert Wearing. A well-fitting drawer can be likened to a piston working in a cylinder. For a drawer to fit well, not only is it important that the drawer itself is absolutely accurate … Continue reading

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