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Now Shipping: Lost Art Press Bandanas

We have just received our limited-edition bandanas in our Indiana warehouse and are ready to ship them out immediately. The bandanas are made and printed in the United States and are $24, which includes domestic shipping. We have only 500 … Continue reading

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Finally, a Printing of Nicholson Worth Buying

Peter Nicholson’s “The Mechanic’s Companion” is one of the landmark English-language books on woodworking (plus carpentry, blacksmithing and other allied trades). But the current versions available to read are hard to recommend: The Google Books version is free, and it’s … Continue reading

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Get a job.

Every so often someone contacts me to ask for advice about quitting a day job and going into furniture making as a full-time endeavor. They’ve taken some classes and built some pieces — sometimes eye-poppingly impressive ones — on their … Continue reading

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Editing ‘The Intelligent Hand’

I’m in Austria this week with my family. And while they sleep – Lucy is curled up beside me now – I can’t help but continue editing, sketching and writing. Right now I’m near the end of editing David Savage’s … Continue reading

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‘Cut & Dried’ has Shipped

I finally “met” Richard Jones. Richard and I have been emailing each other, at times daily, since we began turning his opus on timber technology into book form 11 months ago. Richard lives in Leeds, a city in West Yorkshire, … Continue reading

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Make a Sector This Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday, I’ll be here at the Lost Art Press Storefront running my second class on building the Cabinetmaker’s Sector. The last class was fantastic and yielded a great batch of new sectors. I’ve had a spot open … Continue reading

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Our Old Privacy Policy

Like you, I’ve been bombarded with new privacy policies from Internet companies seeking to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which went into effect on May 25. We didn’t have to update our privacy policy because here’s what … Continue reading

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