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It Ain’t Done Until the Antlers are On

Note: No deer were harmed in the making of this project. These antlers were shed by a buck and retrieved from the woods by a so-called “shed collector.” Getting the antlers fastened to the chair was straightforward in the end. … Continue reading

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It’s not about the drawings

Writing for woodworking magazines is a strange experience in many ways. You never know what readers will make of your work — the artistry, thinking, writing, building, calculating, drawing, and editing that go into a project article. Will they love … Continue reading

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‘Carving the Acanthus Leaf’ Available at our Storefront

Thanks to a stroke of good timing, we have two cases of Mary May’s book “Carving the Acanthus Leaf,” which will be for sale at our storefront this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. As always, our Tennessee printing … Continue reading

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A New Batch of Soft Wax

My daughter Katy has just finished making up a new batch of 46 jars of soft wax, which are available in her etsy.com store. The tins are $12 each. I am one of her biggest customers – I love using … Continue reading

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The Storefront is Open this Saturday

The Lost Art Press storefront in Covington, Ky., will be open this Saturday (Nov. 11) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for visitors, customers and the curious. We just received our copies of “From Truths to Tools” and you can … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods in August

Meanwhile, back in Ohio… I was walking in the woods one day, as I am wont to do, when I came across this fruit on the ground: I’ve mentioned previously that I’ve never seen a butternut tree around here, but … Continue reading

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Collapsible Trestle Table

About two years ago, my wife was planning a family get together at our home. She asked me if I had anything to use as a table for extra seating. I mentioned we could get two sawhorses, a sheet of … Continue reading

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