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LostArtPress on InstagramThe only jointer fence I love and trust.Headed to FORP III, aka the Fried Chicken Dance Party. Hope I brought enough statins.After many requests, Shaker box maker David Coleman brought in some samples of his gorgeous work today. He works in a totally traditional style using sawn veneers and patterns made from rubbings of originals. His work is fantastic. Sadly, he hasn’t been making boxes during the last several years, but we hope he becomes inspired to get back to it some day.
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Category Archives: With the Grain
This is an excerpt from “With the Grain” by Christian Becksvoort. With a background in forestry, wood technology, furniture construction and restoration and many decades of joinery, I’ve developed a system of case construction that fully allows solid-wood panels to move throughout the seasons. … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “With the Grain: A Craftsman’s Guide to Understanding Wood” by Christian Becksvoort. The walnut family also includes butternut and the hickories. Juglans means nut of Jupiter, nigra, or black, refers to the dark wood. Its … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “With the Grain: A Craftsman’s Guide to Understanding Wood” by Christian Becksvoort. A commonly encountered misconception is that wood breathes. As we know, heartwood is composed entirely of dead cells, while sapwood has some living … Continue reading
An excerpt from “With the Grain: A Craftsman’s Guide to Understanding Wood” by Christian Becksvoort. Eastern white pine is also referred to as Northern, soft, balsam or Weymouth pine. The name Pinus refers to the pine family, while strobus means … Continue reading
As of now, we are back at full stock on all our books and sweatshirts. Here are the details: The third printing of “By Hand & Eye” arrived at our warehouse this morning. The demand for this book has remained … Continue reading
We’re going back on press for a second printing of “Campaign Furniture” with a few corrections and a slightly different cover. The only significant correction, which was to the Roorkee Chair chapter, is discussed here. I also added a thank … Continue reading