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DTC Lifts & Hinges – Order Now

I’m prepping for two Dutch tool chest classes this month: one at Lost Art Press in Covington, Ky. (sold out) and one at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking in Port Townsend, Wa. (a couple spaces are still available – … Continue reading

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Colonial Homestead – Well Worth a Drive

I’ve been listening to folks wax poetic about Dan Raber’s Colonial Homestead for a couple of years, and I now know why. Chris Williams, Christopher Schwarz, Terry West (Christopher’s mother) and I took a drive up to Ohio’s beautiful Amish … Continue reading

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Eat, Polish, Carve, Drink

We have slots open in four upcoming classes at Covington Mechanicals – what we call the not-a-school at Lost Art Press, 837 Willard Street, Covington, Ky. And it really is not a school; next year will seem a lot less … Continue reading

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All is vanity…

I searched high and low for a bathroom vanity that fit my aesthetics, space and budget, but found nothing I liked at any price point. I refuse to settle (which is why, says Chris, I’m single), so I designed and … Continue reading

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Mirth, Making … and another word starting with M

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
Hang out with six (and in a couple cases a few more) of your new closest friends as you learn woodworking in our upcoming classes. Below are listed and linked those in which there…

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‘Go wisely and go slowly. Those who rush stumble and fall.’

I’ve heard many folks say that the difference between a professional and an amateur is that a professional knows how to hide her or his mistakes. I guess I do know how: Don’t write about them. But I would never … Continue reading

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Getting a Leg Up

Yesterday morning, I picked up some nice 8/4 cherry at Paxton Lumber (thank you, Greg, for searching through the back for the perfect stick); today, I milled it down into eight 34″-long x 1-7/8-square sticks and stickered it on my … Continue reading

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