Lost Art Press Books

Lost Art Press Books

 

Lost Art Press LLC is a small publishing company in Fort Mitchell, Ky., that seeks to help the modern woodworker learn traditional hand-tool skills. Since World War II, traditional and effective hand skills have disappeared from the home, professional and school woodshops in North America.

Those quickly disappearing hand skills have been replaced by a reliance on machine work, even when it is less effective, slower or sloppier.

The founders of Lost Art Press – Lucy May, Christopher Schwarz and John Hoffman – are trying to restore the balance between hand and machine work by unearthing the lost art of hand skills and explaining how they can be integrated with the machinery in the modern shop to help produce furniture that is crisp, well-proportioned, stout and quickly made.

Christopher Schwarz is the former editor of Popular Woodworking Magazine , where he worked between 1996 and 2011. He is now a contributing editor to that magazine. He also serves as a contributing editor to The Fine Tool Journal and has produced several DVDs in conjunction with Lie-Nielsen Toolworks on traditional skills.

 

The Anarchist's Tool Chest

The Anarchist's Tool Chest

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The Anarchist's Workbench

The Anarchist's Workbench

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The Art of Joinery-Revised Edition

The Art of Joinery-Revised Edition

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The Woodworker - The Charles H Hayward Years - Vol I & II

The Woodworker - The Charles H Hayward Years - Vol I & II

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The Woodworker Vol. III: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Joinery

The Woodworker Vol. III: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Joinery

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The Woodworker Vol. IV: The Charles H. Hayward Years: The Shop & Furniture

The Woodworker Vol. IV: The Charles H. Hayward Years: The Shop & Furniture

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The Woodworker Vol. V: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Honest Labour

The Woodworker Vol. V: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Honest Labour

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To Make as Perfectly as Possible: Roubo on Marquetry

To Make as Perfectly as Possible: Roubo on Marquetry

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Welsh Stick Chairs

Welsh Stick Chairs

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With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture

With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture

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Woodworking in Estonia

Woodworking in Estonia

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The Joiner and Cabinet Maker

The Joiner and Cabinet Maker

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The Essential Woodworker

The Essential Woodworker

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Joiner's Work by Peter Follansbee

Joiner's Work by Peter Follansbee

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Make a Joint Stool from a Tree

Make a Joint Stool from a Tree

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