Lost Art Press

  • by saucyindexer
    My first thought on seeing the photo of this chair was, “that certainly is an armchair.” It turns out that was the maker’s intention – to make a visual pun of an Armstuhl. The chair was made by Johann Friedrich … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    Every month in the late 1990s, an oversized manila envelope would land on my desk at Popular Woodworking magazine. When that happened, I’d finish editing the sentence I was working on, put down my red pen and rip into the … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    We have two upcoming classes in July at our storefront that should – by all rights – be filled and have a long waiting list. But they aren’t. If you can attend these classes, I encourage you to do so for … Continue reading →
  • by nrhiller
    For the past two years I’ve been posting at Fine Woodworking’s Pro’s Corner blog. Web producer Ben Strano’s invitation to write for the blog came shortly after the publication of Making Things Work, and while I don’t know whether the … Continue reading →
  • by tombonamici
    Despite some slow fabric shipping and a booming business at Sew Valley, our sewing contractor, we’ve just taken delivery of the final prototype of the moleskin work vest. It came out great – the fabric is amazing, the fit is … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    It’s been too long since I’ve updated everyone (including my fellow editors) on the projects that are about to bear fruit. Plus other projects that are in fruit cocoons, which is totally not a real thing but should be. These … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    Today I signed off on the 11th printing of “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest.” Since 2011, we have printed nearly 30,000 copies of this book. In big-boy-pants publishing terms, that number represents a total and utter failure. Also a failure: Telling … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    It might seem a bit out of character for Lost Art Press to publish “The Difference Makers” by Marc Adams. Unlike many of our titles, this book is filled with furniture that scratches at the stratosphere. These are pieces that … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    Editor’s note: I haven’t been able to talk much about “The Difference Makers”  by Marc Adams because the printing plant’s schedule has been quite messed up. We weren’t sure when it would go on press. Well we now know the … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    “One should place a drawer at the end of the bench so that the workers can close up their minor tools like gouges, compasses, etc. There are even shops where the benches are finished with planks/panels all around [a closed … Continue reading →