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  • by Lost Art Press
    You can now order the Lost Art Press version of “Welsh Stick Chairs” in the U.K. and Europe through Classic Hand Tools in Suffolk. Classic Hand Tools is currently taking pre-orders and will ship those out when the books arrive … Continue reading →
  • by meghanlostartpress
    This is an excerpt from “Welsh Stick Chairs” by John Brown.  Tracing the provenance of individual country chairs is a complicated business, probably with few exceptions, impossible. There is no scholarly standard work to refer to. Chairs with similar characteristics are found … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    My normal schtick on fixing up an old jack plane goes something like this: Me (showing a jack plane to someone across the room): “Hey, does this sole look flat to you?” Student: “Uh, I guess so?” Me: “Then it’s … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    All my classes at the Covington, Ky., storefront are full (I highly recommend you join the waitlist here – people’s lives can change dramatically in a moment). But I now have classes in Germany and Florida that have opened their … Continue reading →
  • by fitz
    The Lost Art Press storefront is open tomorrow (Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. for all your woodworking questions and holiday (or personal) shopping needs (in addition to the Lost Art Press books, we have a Crucible Tool … Continue reading →
  • by meghanlostartpress
    This is an excerpt from “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker” by Anon, Christopher Schwarz, and Joel Moskowitz. When I decided to build the three projects featured in “The Joiner and Cabinet Maker,” my plan was to assume the role of Thomas W., the … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    Today began with a jolt. After a long morning at the Cliffs of Moher, Lucy and I hopped in our rental car to head to Dublin. But first we had to face Corkscrew Hill. Just as I finished the last … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    After years of studying Welsh chairs, my mind turned to the map. Wales has a long history that is intertwined with its neighbors – for better or for worse. Could there be similar chairs built in Scotland, Devon, Cornwall and … Continue reading →
  • by Kara Uhl
    Oct. 27, 1968: A few stars are showing. A light breeze coming up and 26°. A day for small chores. I mixed up a batch of wood glue very thin and painted the runners on my sled. Tomorrow it will … Continue reading →
  • by Lost Art Press
    One of the unexpected treats of visiting Wales this month was getting to visit the shop of Tim Bowen, an antiques dealer in Ferryside who specializes in vernacular furniture from Wales and the rest of Britain. If you like Welsh … Continue reading →