Speedway Mag caught up with Useless Wooden Toys owner Dave Mackey back in December, with the interview dropping now to coincide with the 18th birthday of Lost Art/UWT. Click on the image below and read on to find out about the history of Lost Art, the effects of Liverpool's redevelopment, why the shop went under and its reincarnation as Useless Wooden Toys...then go out and support skater owned!

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"I realised that most of my time was not spent caring for the one thing that I actually cared about and that was skateboarding and skateboard brands. I wanted to do the exact opposite of what the shop had turned into."