Monthly Archives: January 2013

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
“In the past, the carpenter’s guild enjoyed great prestige. To be a house carpenter was to know how to lay out and join, with precision, the often huge systems of trusses needed to support…

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Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
Editor’s note: Normally, we would not post a blog entry such as this, where a writer abuses a fine Belgian ale. But because this is Brian Anderson, who happily translated “Grandpa’s Workshop” for all…

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Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
Despite word from Tibet from my milk paint supplier that Agnes the yak was busy assembling her hope chest and flirting shamelessly with a certain strapping young specimen of yakhood, I decided that I…

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Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
Well, actually it was more like a 12-board chest, but they were 2-meter-long skinny tongue-and-groove floorboards that I glued together, so I guess it still counts. I have ended up using quite a bit…

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Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
Scott Stahl, aka The Pragmatic Woodworker, has posted a review of “Grandpa’s Workshop” on his blog. As Scott is a father with a 10-year-old daughter, I was particularly interested and pleased to see how…

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Originally posted on Peter Follansbee, joiner's notes:
I got an email this morning with the following link in it. An absolutely charming film about furniture & people. Take 8 minutes & watch it. You’ll be glad you did.  

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