In 2016 Joshua Klein, a Maine-based furniture maker and conservator, launched an annual print magazine celebrating the preservation, research, and recreation of historic furniture, offering a fresh take on the efficiency and viability of working wood by hand. This second issue contains an entertaining and enlightening discussion of Roman workbenches by Christopher Schwarz, an essay by Peter Follansbee covering some of the greatest questions he has encountered in his career, and Michael Updegraff’s review of Lost Art Press’s Woodworking in Estonia.
Editor, Author, and Publisher of Mortise & Tenon Magazine, Joshua Klein, is a furniture maker and conservator living Blue Hill, Maine. He was educated at the National Institute of Wood Finishing in Rosemount, Minnesota and is a renowned expert of hand-tool furniture making. His conservation shop is located in Brooklin, Maine and he can be found online at Klein Furniture Restoration.