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The Tool Chest Factory

When I wrote “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest,” I didn’t think a single person would actually build the chest shown in the book. That’s why I greatly condensed my construction instructions, and I eliminated chapters for a traveling version and a … Continue reading

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New in Store: Lost Art Press Chore Coat

You can now place a pre-production order for our chore coat via this link. The coat is $185, which includes domestic shipping. Before you order a coat, please follow these simple instructions for determining the best size for you. We … Continue reading

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Processing Big Wood

I was by Lesley Caudle’s sawmill last week and observed his latest Alaskan sawmill setup in action. Lesley was our source for the workbench kit Chris and I used in Roubo Workbench: by Hand & Power. He is also the … Continue reading

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28 Months Later

There is a point with every new house when it finally feels like home. Today is that day at 837 Willard St. in Covington, Ky. Thanks to the help of countless friends, our storefront is officially a nice place to … Continue reading

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How to Buy the Right Size Chore Coat

We’ll start taking orders for the Lost Art Press chore coat at noon (Eastern time) on Monday, Feb. 19. There are lots of important things to know about our chore coat, so we want to give you detailed information so … Continue reading

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The Lost Art Press Chore Coat

I met Chris in person during the Young Anarchist class at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking in 2015. Most of the week was spent in sharpening donated tools, hammering cut nails and trying not to drink too many of … Continue reading

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Why the %$#@ is Your Shop so Clean?

When I post photos of my work, a frequent comment is about how my shop is clean. “Sterile,” some might say. “Unrealistic,” others have said. But a few people like it that way, I guess. The implication is that I … Continue reading

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