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One Massive & Precise Protractor

Recently I wrote about the vintage chalkboard protector I use for laying out precise angles in woodworking. Now Ed Sutton at FirstlightWorks makes a version that is far nicer than my old screen-printed tool. The Firstlight protractor is laser cut … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe These Classes Aren’t Full

Derek Jones, the editor of Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine in the UK is making his first trip to the U.S. this summer to teach classes at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. I haven’t mentioned this fact on the blog … Continue reading

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Canadian Stick Chairs

During the last few years I’ve sought out images of vernacular stick chairs from places other than Wales, Ireland and Scotland. Unsurprisingly, stick chairs can usually be found in any place where there was hardship and a strong desire to … Continue reading

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Lump Hammers & Burnishers SOLD OUT

We’ve just put up a big batch of lump hammers in the store. And we now have Arno burnishers at a competitive price. We have another batch of hammers coming (I hope next week) and burnishers are in the pipeline … Continue reading

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Our First Ever (and I Hope Only) Book Sale

When we published “The Book of Plates” in 2014, we were under intense pressure from readers who wanted to see all the plates in A.-J. Roubo’s “l’Art du menuisier.” Lots of readers suggested we publish the plates by themselves. We … Continue reading

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Lost Art Press: Open This Saturday

We’re opening the Covington, Ky., storefront to the public this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. As always, we’ll be selling our full line of books, plus some blemished tools. There is lots to see this weekend. Brendan Gaffney … Continue reading

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Lump Hammers: On Sale at Noon on Friday

We will begin selling our biggest batch of lump hammers at noon (Eastern time) on Friday, May 10. We hope that we do not sell out of these hammers and that we can return to our lives as furniture makers … Continue reading

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