Lost Art Press

  • by Lost Art Press
    I am happy to announce that our Crucible curved card scrapers and design curves are available for sale in the U.K. (and Europe) through Classic Hand Tools. You can order a scraper here and curves here. Thanks to the crew … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    The Lost Art Press storefront will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and we welcome your questions, gripes and general company. The special 2 p.m. lecture on Saturday will be on my favorite stick chairs from all … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    When I first learned to saddle seats in 2003, it was with a gutter adze. I stood on the chair seat and swung the tool between my legs. I never developed a knack for the gutter adze, unlike the scorp … Continue reading →
  • by nrhiller
    Last winter I wrote an article for Popular Woodworking about adjusting traditional butt hinges—the kind you use with inset doors, mortising one leaf into the door and the other into the side (or face frame) of a sideboard, kitchen cabinet … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    Those of you who have read my peckings for a while know my deep interest in architecture. And if you’ve read any of George Walker and Jim Tolpin’s books on design, you know that (most) furniture design springs from architecture. … Continue reading →
  • by meghanlostartpress
    This is an excerpt from “The Solution at Hand” by Robert Wearing. There are many types of dovetail markers and as many methods of using them, but I like to think that this marker, A, and its method is pre-eminent. The plate … Continue reading →
  • by saucyindexer
    If you are a diligent woodworker you have a sharpening station, all your edge tools are clean and sharp and your sharpening stones nice and flat. How about your mind? Sharp, or nice and flat? What about your truthiness? It … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    Megan Fitzpatrick has finished up her edit of the expanded edition of “The Anarchist’s Design Book” and is now sitting 6’ away making her corrections to the book’s layout files. Briony is working on the new images, and I have … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    The Lost Art Press storefront will be open – as per usual – on Oct. 12, and the topic of the day’s free lecture will be a (hopefully inspirational) look at my favorite stick chairs – and not just Welsh … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    In our competitive society, the winners get to name the things. This is true with battles, large social movements and even furniture styles. I think there is value in trying to think of these issues from the perspective of others … Continue reading →