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.
Christopher is also a cofounder of
Lost Art Press LLC., a small publishing company in
Fort Mitchell, Ky., that seeks to help the modern
woodworker learn traditional hand-tool skills.
Together with his partners, Lucy May and John Hoffman –
they are restoring 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