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Staked Sawbenches




With a pair of saw benches à la Chris Schwarz (from The Anarchists Design Book  – published by Lost Art Press) on the horizon for my next build, my eyes have been peeled looking for staked furniture or anything that … Continue reading






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Less Than 2 Weeks and Counting




  With only two weeks to go until Handworks and one week until I travel out to the states, I’ve been trying to get a few things sorted and projects to a certain point, so they are ready for when … Continue reading






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15% Discount off DVDs during June




There are still a few days left to take up the current offer of 15% off our DVD range during June. We stock a wide range of DVDs covering all sorts of topics including sharpening techniques, carving by a number … Continue reading






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The Anarchist’s Design Book – Pre Orders Now Being Taken




The latest addition to the Lost Art Press stable is now available to order on our website, delivery expected early to mid March.The first 50 orders will receive a free hand-signed Christopher Schwarz letterpress book plate with their order. Most of … Continue reading






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Build a Campaign Chair with Christopher Schwarz




Finally arrived in the UK, ……just in time for Christmas 2016! Build a portable chair that will be passed down as a family heirloom with Christopher Schwarz. Designed in the 19th Century, this chair collapses to a small bundle (like … Continue reading






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Handworks – Amana 2015




It was quite a trek and a big time and financial commitment to travel to this event in Ohio, USA but we felt it was time to re-acquaint ourselves with some old friends and suppliers and to introduce ourselves personally … Continue reading






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New Products….




Latest book from Lost Art Press available for preorder… Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley and other new books including Merlyn Chesterman’s book on printing and the J Whelan books on planes can be found by … Continue reading






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Anarchist’s Tool Chest Auction – 28 March 2015




You may remember Alex attending a course with Chris Schwarz last summer and making his Anarchist Tool Chest. The story continues and will complete on 28 March 2015 at David Stanley Auctions (click here to find out more about the … Continue reading






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New From Lost Art Press – Chairmaker’s Notebook – Peter Galbert




Classic Hand Tools are pleased to offer this new book from Lost Art Press which has been 3 years in the making – we are sure it will be a fine addition to the Lost Art Press stable of books. … Continue reading






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‘l’Art du Menuisier: The Book of Plates’ from Lost Art Press




You can pre order this book now and stock will arrive with us during November (actual date not known at the moment). Chris Schwarz describes it best….. “The Book of Plates” is 472 pages long and contains every single plate … Continue reading






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