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The Final Touches on ‘Hands Employed Aright’

Joshua Klein’s biography of Jonathan Fisher, “Hands Employed Aright,” needs only a few tweaks today before it goes into production with our prepress agency. With any luck, the finished book should be in our hands in early August. Even though … Continue reading

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The Last of the Signature Plates

Because of a variety of factors outside of our control, we are discontinuing the autographed signature plates included with the books I’ve written. We have a fair number left right now. But will likely run out this summer. So if … Continue reading

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Running Low on Stickers

My daughter Maddy reports that we’re nearing the end of this latest batch of stickers, which includes the awesome/weird “Disobey” sticker designed by Jason Weaver. Maddy has graduated from Ohio State University and is headed for her first job at … Continue reading

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Production Begins on the Lump Hammer

Hey, if you’d like to read the latest on the Crucible lump hammer, check out this brief blog entry. — Christopher Schwarz

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The Irish ‘Fool’s Chair’

There are lots of vernacular stick chairs styles out there if you do a little digging. Researcher Suzanne Ellison has been turning over a lot of rocks lately to find stick chairs in countries such as Sweden, Germany and Italy. … Continue reading

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A Meaty Mystery for Prof. Bespokus

Lately someone anonymous has been sending artisanal cured meats – charcuterie – to the Lost Art Press storefront. Addressed to “Professor Bespokus,” each small package has contained two lovely sausages but no indicator as to who sent them. The meats … Continue reading

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2 Classes in Munich this October

I’m teaching two courses in Munich this October at the new and expanded workshop for Dictum GmbH. Today I visited the new workshop, and it is impressive. Located by the Munich Ostbanhof (east train station), the new facilities are flooded … Continue reading

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