VIDEO: Interview With Chris Schwarz About Decoding the Roman Workbench



In this video, we talked with Chris Schwarz about the fascinating article he has written a  titled “Decoding the Roman Workbench” for Issue Two. His article, which looks at the practical usage of the bench, has been informed by meticulous research in ancient texts, surviving European artifacts, and in-the-shop exploration. As it turns out, this experimental archaeology approach has yielded some compelling discoveries about pre-industrial woodworking.

You can order your copy of Issue Two here.


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