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Don’t Buy Our Hammer (But do Buy One)

Sorry our lump hammer isn’t $5 and won’t wash your truck or cream your spinach. And if you think that $85 or $90 is crazy for something made by hand in the United States in small batches, then I wish … Continue reading

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The Last Handful of Stickers

My daughter Maddy says she has about 50 sets of stickers left. So this is the last call for this batch. With Maddy moving to New England, she had to give up her Post Office box in Ohio (if you … Continue reading

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Lump Hammers Are Almost Here

The first batch of Crucible Lump Hammers will be up for sale in our store very soon this month. This week I visited the Crucible Lab, where Raney showed me how the production run was progressing, and we discussed some … Continue reading

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Storefront Open This Weekend – With Nancy Hiller!

The Lost Art Press storefront will be open this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with our usual mix of free woodworking instruction, discounted blemished books and tours of the building. We also will host Nancy Hiller that same … Continue reading

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‘Hands Employed Aright’ is Finished

The printing plant reports that Joshua Klein’s “Hands Employed Aright” was put on a truck yesterday and is headed to our Indianapolis warehouse. If all goes to plan, the book should arrive next week, and we will begin shipping out … Continue reading

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An Immediate Change to our Shipping Policy

Effective immediately, we are now charging shipping on all orders. The cost is about $7 per book and goes up based on weight. Why are we making this change? For the last 32 months we offered free shipping on all … Continue reading

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Cornett’s Woven Masterpiece

I’ve just finished my article for Mortise & Tenon Magazine about Chester Cornett’s “Masterpiece Bookcase Rocker.” I believe Cornett called his bookcase rocker a masterpiece for its expert joinery, its level of adornment and care of construction – but over … Continue reading

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