Best Tabletop Finish
How to Cut Sliding Dovetail Joints
The Essential Tool Chest
Bevel-Up Jack Planes are a Workshop Workhorse
How to Make a Simple Jig for Offset Knife Hinges
3 Steps to Great Glue-Ups: Sliding Dovetail Joints
Five Minute Guide: Glue-Ups
Five Minute Guide: How to Use a Tablesaw
T-Track is a Smart Workbench Accessory
How to Drill Windsor Chair Mortises
Biscuit Joiner Tips and Tricks
Buying and Using Trim Routers
Dedicated Sled Delivers Perfect Finger Joints
A Woodturner's Guide to Chucks and Jaws
Mounting Knife Hinges in Curved Doors
Fixing Woodworking Mistakes
How to Sharpen a Card Scraper
Shop Talk Live 20: Fine Woodworking on Primetime TVcomments (25) November 30th, 2012 in blogs
Every two weeks, a team of Fine Woodworking staffers answer questions from readers on Shop Talk Live, Fine Woodworking's biweekly podcast. Send your woodworking questions to email@example.com for consideration in the regular broadcast!
Fine Woodworking Makes an Appearance on Primetime TV
As some of you know, Nick Offerman, star of the NBC comedy Parks and Recreation, is a woodworker both on and off the show. His character, Ron Swanson, makes regular refrences to the craft, the more obscure and wacky the better. This Thursday night (December 6) at 9:30 on NBC, in an episode titled "Ron and Diane," woodworking grabs even more of the limelight, as Ron receives an award from the fictional Indiana Fine Woodworkers Association.
What's more, Nick convinced the show's producers to have a few of his FWW friends actually appear on the episode! Fine Woodworking editor Asa Christiana and Contributing Editor Chris Becksvoort (here is his report) flew out to Los Angeles for a special guest appearance on the show. Read Asa's recent post on this subject for more information and photos!
Also on iTunes Click on the link at left to listen to the podcast, or catch it in iTunes. Remember, our continued existence relies upon listener support. So if you enjoy the show, be sure to leave us a five-star rating and maybe even a nice comment on our iTunes page. And don't forget to send in your woodworking questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shop Talk Live 20: Fine Woodworking on Primetime TV
On this week's edition of Shop Talk Live, get the scoop on an upcoming appearance by Fine Woodworking staffers on primetime TV. Then, it's back to basics as we answer your woodworking questions and investigate ways to convince our spouses to allow us to purchase high-priced woodworking machinery.
Also this week, our staffers feature three All Time Favorite Tools of All Time...for This Week. For information on the tools mentioned in this episode, be sure to have a look at the gallery of images at the top of this post.
Free Tools for a Fictional Musical Name
On this week's show we asked folks to leave their potential names for Asa's woodworking musical in the comments section of this blog post. We'll select one lucky comment "poster" to receive a set of Rockler Bench Cookies on our next podcast!
More on Asa's Big Break
For more information on Asa and Chris Becksvoort's big break, be sure to check out Asa's recent blog regarding his Parks and Recreation experience in sunny L.A.
FWW senior editor
Senior web producer
Listen to Previous Episodes
- Shop Talk Live 19: All Time Favorite Techniques of All Time
- Shop Talk Live 18: George Nakashima 2.0
- Shop Talk Live 17: Behind-the-Scenes at Lee Valley Tools
- Shop Talk Live 16: A Lethal Dose of PEG?
- Shop Talk Live 15: Curvy Cabinet Conundrum
- Shop Talk Live 14: Who Needs Half-Blind Dovetails?
- Shop Talk Live 13: Where Christian Becksvoort is Shinin' on Me
- Shop Talk Live 12: Special Guest Nick Offerman
- Shop Talk Live 11: That Sinking Feeling
- Shop Talk Live 10: Handplanes for a Desert Island
- Shop Talk Live 9: Four Finger Swipe
- Episode 8: Just a Splash of Water
- Episode 7: Mike Gets Crickets
- Episode 6: On the Pod
- Episode 5: Compounding Errors
- Episode 4: Dueling Cabinets
- Episode 3: Diminishing Returns
- Episode 2: Beyond the Back Cover
- Episode 1: The Big Debut
- see all episodes
posted in: blogs
Save up to 52% on Fine Woodworking
Become a Better Woodworker
ABOUT SHOP TALK LIVE
Fine Woodworking magzine's biweekly podcast, Shop Talk Live, allows editors, authors, and special guests to answer your woodworking questions and connect with the online woodworking community.