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UPDATE: Mortise and Tenon Joinery by Hendrik Varju

comments (384) September 4th, 2013 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Mortise and Tenon Joinery by Hendrik Varju
Passion for Wood, 2013.
$94.95 Cdn; 10 hrs, 58 mins

An54drew won this lastest giveaway.

Mortise and Tenon Joinery is the latest DVD from Hendrik Varju and as with all his others (12 in all) it covers a lot of ground. The DVD starts with explanations about various methods for cutting mortise and tenon joints and Varju discusses his favorites. He also reviews the different tools he uses. Next, the DVD covers how to plan a mortise and tenon joint, decide on dimensions and mark it out. Cutting the mortise is discussed in three different chapters, depending on the tool used and another chapter covers cutting the tenon shoulders. After a few more chapters on cutting tenons, Varju devotes a very long chapter on the final fitting of the tenons. He shows you how to fine tune the tenon using a block plane and chisels and then shows why using a shoulder plane is an even better method. Finally, Varju goes through a glue-up of a mortise and tenon joint, in real time, showing you where to put the glue, how much to use, where to place the clamps and so on until the joint is together.

At almost 11 hours, the DVD provides a lot of important information, and as in his other DVDs you'll learn the techniques in real time. Varju doesn't cut out important steps so it's like having "Private Woodworking Instruction in a Box".

Lucky An54drew is the winner. His comment was chosen at random.

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Comments (384)

ryereaper1 ryereaper1 writes: just purchased a mortising machine but being a babe in the woods sure could the expertise from the dvd so mt efforts don't feed the fireplace this winter
Posted: 9:08 am on September 7th

Chris_Bowen Chris_Bowen writes: Through m&ts I just made for some doors left much to be desired. Sign me up.
Posted: 9:56 pm on September 4th

spepper spepper writes: I need this help
Posted: 2:39 pm on September 4th

StealthBummer StealthBummer writes: My favorite of all joints. Always looking for ways to improve methods/results.
Posted: 11:30 am on September 4th

Kikodoss Kikodoss writes: I definitely need more info on this joint, so would be nice to add this to the library.
Posted: 9:59 am on September 4th

TrainerIII TrainerIII writes: I've been woodworking for about 15 years. I have finally been able to convert our carport into a garage (my wife thinks it's a garage, all of us know better).

In all that time I have read, looked at, and searched online for "how to's, how comes, and wow this is great" tips. I have found that Fine Woodworking is an honest-to-goodness "go-to", second to none, resource. I'm just glad I stumbled onto your site and have bought your books.

If “Mortise and Tenon Joinery” is anything like the other fine ideas, tips and products from Fine Woodworking (which it must be, 'cause it's on your site) whoever wins the DVD will be an extremely fortunate person and I envy them.

I know if I am the lucky one, it will be used, and used and used; and I will be sharing how much I have been helped by Fine Woodworking even more than I have, since I discovered you.

Good luck to all (but I hope I do win).

Steve O

Posted: 6:38 pm on September 3rd

user-547882 user-547882 writes: This sounds like a great opportunity to see another approach to joinery. It's one of the aspects of woodworking that I find very interesting, both from an artistic view and a mechanical view.
Thanks, Dave
Posted: 6:17 pm on September 3rd

user-488021 user-488021 writes: I am putting the final touches on my workshop. I hope to be busy all winter using it. It would be nice to have this set, so I can learn something correctly right from the start. I have high hopes but I am sure there will be a lot of mistakes.
Posted: 5:20 pm on September 3rd

MRooker MRooker writes: This would be a great start to my collection
Posted: 4:53 pm on September 3rd

nobodyouknow nobodyouknow writes: Comment submitted.
Posted: 3:11 pm on September 3rd

sazsall sazsall writes: As a beginner in real mortising the DVD would be a real asset. Thanks for the opportunity.
Posted: 2:01 pm on September 3rd

SplitsNWarps SplitsNWarps writes: Refined instruction in one of my favorite joints can only help improve my practice! Oh boy, do I need improvement.... Pick ME, pick ME!!!!
Posted: 1:33 pm on September 3rd

rogperez rogperez writes: This would be a great addition any level of existing knowledge.
Posted: 12:12 pm on September 3rd

rogperez rogperez writes: This would be a great addition any level of existing knowledge.
Posted: 12:12 pm on September 3rd

ScouterRob ScouterRob writes: Would love to have a copy on my shelf. What a great reference tool.
Posted: 12:06 pm on September 3rd

ofc ofc writes: What a great opportunity to learn how to better do mortise and tenon jointery! I would love to win a copy of this DVD.
Posted: 10:48 am on September 3rd

Morrisania Morrisania writes: I'm not Morrisania, & your software insists I am. no matter how many times I log in. I stii want to win the dvd though.
Richard Stevens-subscriber.
Posted: 10:40 am on September 3rd

garymuto garymuto writes: What a great opportunity from FWW. I'm currently relocating and don't have a shop, but I have plenty of time and a DVD player at my temporary residence.
Posted: 10:33 am on September 3rd

budh17 budh17 writes: I'm getting ready to retire after the first of the new year and spending most of my time in my shop. They say you can't teach and old dog new tricks, but I find that in woodworking you can learn something new every day. It would be great to see if what I'm doing now is the wrong way( many say there is no right or wrong way) and what I can learn to make me a better woodworker. I think the DVD would be a great help.

Posted: 10:10 am on September 3rd

DWats DWats writes: What an awesome dvd. it would be great to learn more on this joinery.
Posted: 10:06 am on September 3rd

bgrams bgrams writes: I'm just setting up a shop of my own, and looking to do some fancier joinery. This would be a great tool for me.
Posted: 9:36 am on September 3rd

user-2417630 user-2417630 writes: sawing logs to lumber with portable band mill I have many pieces of lumber to make furniture etc. CD would be a great help
Posted: 9:28 am on September 3rd

user-2759289 user-2759289 writes: Just what the doctor ordered. I am assembling a workshop and beginning to learn the basics. This DVD will go a long way towards assisting me in becoming a great woodworker.
Posted: 9:13 am on September 3rd

tmadct tmadct writes: Eleven hours of DVD instruction must be similar to attending a Mortise and tenon cutting seminar. But instead of lecture notes, you will have the DVDs to reply whenever needed! Would also be interested in other instructional DVDs offered by Mr. Varju.
Posted: 9:12 am on September 3rd

bmuirrochesterhills bmuirrochesterhills writes: Always had trouble with this joint. Would be nice to win.
Posted: 9:11 am on September 3rd

DSquared66 DSquared66 writes: I'm a relative newbie and think this would be a great way to step into joinery!
Posted: 9:10 am on September 3rd

Texas Dave Texas Dave writes: The M&T joint is one of the strongest for joining furniture. I certainly would be interested in learning more about ths.
Posted: 8:25 am on September 3rd

deer2010 deer2010 writes: these are great dvds ,to show to students ,they are put together very well ,descrbing all to a fine detail thanks hendrik
Posted: 7:57 am on September 3rd

WOODY8750 WOODY8750 writes: I would love to win the Mortise and Tenon Joinery DVD to be able to improve my skills and share this knowledge with others.
Posted: 7:40 am on September 3rd

Wooden_Shoe Wooden_Shoe writes: As a begginer I sure would love 11 hours of instruction like this!!
Posted: 6:44 am on September 3rd

Jonafin Jonafin writes: I'd love to learn more about mortise and tenon joints.....
Posted: 6:36 am on September 3rd

illipour illipour writes: It is really nice to see the veiw of master on joinery techniques and found the answers of many questions everybody face with in woodworking specially on jointing parts .
Posted: 2:59 am on September 3rd

ccraft01 ccraft01 writes: mortise and tenon joints are my goto choice for furniture construction. I have lost respect for some of the woodwork shows that cater to their sponsors by seeing how many pocket screws they can get in a project.

Posted: 12:02 am on September 3rd

Kengaroo Kengaroo writes: It would be great to learn the proper techniques for mortise and tenon joinery.
Posted: 10:40 pm on September 2nd

toolmanjh toolmanjh writes: Sounds like a really genuine aid for anyone aspiring to build very crisp and strong mortise and tenon joints. I'd really love to have this in my DVD library
Posted: 8:57 pm on September 2nd

TheBuilder520 TheBuilder520 writes: Hendrik Varju is by far the best teacher in woodworking. I have taken a course at college and just a couple of days with Hendrik provided more information than an entire semester in a post secondary course.

He is by far the most thorough teacher I have ever had.
Posted: 7:42 pm on September 2nd

thorno96 thorno96 writes: I would love to add this to my library!
Posted: 6:50 pm on September 2nd

rants rants writes: The Holy Grail of wood joinery. I haven't found it yet. Perhaps this will help on my journey!
Posted: 5:40 pm on September 2nd

Malnic38 Malnic38 writes: Fairly new to woodworking, and would love to add this DVD to my growing collection!
Posted: 4:09 pm on September 2nd

eburtenshaw eburtenshaw writes: Just about everything I build uses mortise and tenon joinery. Would love to take my skill with these joints to a higher level.
Posted: 3:55 pm on September 2nd

MrEdCa831 MrEdCa831 writes: Loved his other DVD's. Am looking forward to seeing (& learning from) this DVD.
Posted: 3:23 pm on September 2nd

Wasekechak Wasekechak writes: Mr Varju is awesome! looking forward to seeing this video by him.


Posted: 3:14 pm on September 2nd

Seenya Seenya writes: Never stop learning! Would make a nice addition to the DVD library.
Posted: 2:44 pm on September 2nd

tomtup tomtup writes: I have a set of mortise chisels that I would like to learn to use. I'm sure the DVD would be a great help.
Posted: 1:58 pm on September 2nd

hib hib writes: Just in time. I just purchased two Lie-Nielsen mortise chisels to help make a Hayrake Table. This DVD would, no doubt, be very useful!
Posted: 1:24 pm on September 2nd

gynwooddoc gynwooddoc writes: would be great to learn
Posted: 1:08 pm on September 2nd

fdhealey fdhealey writes: My previous comment should have said Mortise and Tenon Joinery -- sorry about that. Thanks again, Fred Healey
Posted: 12:21 pm on September 2nd

fdhealey fdhealey writes: Just starting out with fine joinery and absolutely love the help and assistance from Fine Wood Working. My library would be more awesome with a copy of Mortise and Joinery.
Thanks very much for this opportunity, Fred Healey

Posted: 12:19 pm on September 2nd

user-2458418 user-2458418 writes: I have taken a number of Hendrik's courses and he is VERY detailed. Nothing is left to figure out. Would really enjoy winning this video.
Posted: 11:10 am on September 2nd

KarmaIan KarmaIan writes: I hope you can afford the postage to Scotland.
Posted: 10:58 am on September 2nd

WodDawg WodDawg writes: I bought a brand new 1/4" sash mortice chisel, you have a brand new DVD!
Posted: 9:54 am on September 2nd

jpschaffer jpschaffer writes: I would love to learn from this DVD set!
Posted: 9:44 am on September 2nd

user-2697294 user-2697294 writes: This is a must have resource if you do outdoor furniture and post and bean construction, If I don't win it I'll buy it!
Posted: 9:30 am on September 2nd

dgoldman dgoldman writes: With my skills, anything would help but this looks interesting and could be particularly helpful.
Posted: 9:15 am on September 2nd

pizza pizza writes: would love to add this to my woodworking library!
Posted: 8:11 am on September 2nd

bmwz3coupe bmwz3coupe writes: This would be very nice Birthday present for a friend of mine.
Posted: 8:03 am on September 2nd

blackre3 blackre3 writes: Thanks for the opportunity!
Posted: 6:36 am on September 2nd

Peter Charlesworth Peter Charlesworth writes: I'd be thrilled to receive this DVD down here "down under"!
Posted: 2:25 am on September 2nd

SVEEDE SVEEDE writes: I am a lifelong woodworker, three times retired (20+ yrs. USAF, & approx. 35yrs. in Electronics & Medical manufacturing), & still only 74 yrs. young. I've been out of commission for a few years for health issues, but am doing much better recently & looking forward to getting back into my love of working with wood. The possibility of getting some "hands-on" training information about Mortise and Tenon Joinery with a DVD would be a very nice addition to my small library about woodworking. I've really enjoyed the FWW magazine for several years & hope to for several more, so keep up the great work with your really great magazine & products. Best Regards, SVEEDE
Posted: 1:36 am on September 2nd

jverreault jverreault writes: I would absolutely love to add this DVD to my collection.
Posted: 1:32 am on September 2nd

herminge herminge writes: You are never too old to learn more ...
Posted: 12:30 am on September 2nd

Batabinga Batabinga writes: Ive never won anything but you never know
Posted: 12:17 am on September 2nd

jsand jsand writes: I look forward to viewing the DVD :-)
Posted: 10:55 pm on September 1st

CharlesO CharlesO writes: I could get attached to that DVD.
Posted: 10:43 pm on September 1st

WoodBear508 WoodBear508 writes: I have heard this author speak and would LOVE to add any of his dvds to my collection.
Posted: 10:28 pm on September 1st

Drilmanen Drilmanen writes: I would love to watch this!!!
Posted: 10:21 pm on September 1st

bonair3700 bonair3700 writes: need all the professional help i can get. this video would be wonderful to learn from.
Posted: 8:41 pm on September 1st

Geneaux Geneaux writes: Heard an interview with this gentleman recently. Sounds like he's a very thorough teacher. Would love to see for myself!

Posted: 8:20 pm on September 1st

JAWSOHIO JAWSOHIO writes: Love your magazine and website. Please add me to the drawing.
Posted: 8:10 pm on September 1st

slharley slharley writes: Looks good, please add my name for the drawing.
Posted: 7:49 pm on September 1st

hmont31 hmont31 writes: $95 Canadian! hot dawg
Posted: 7:22 pm on September 1st

aaijr aaijr writes: M&T certainly beats dowels, which is what I started out with when I first got into working wood.
Posted: 6:57 pm on September 1st

Working_w_wood Working_w_wood writes: I can always use more instruction like this excellent DVD even though I have used mortise and tenon in several projects...always room for improvement.
Posted: 6:57 pm on September 1st

PlaneJane PlaneJane writes: I am self-taught work entirely with hand tools and would be interested to see what refinements I could learn from an expert. In particular the final fitting and glue up sound interesting, but if he chops mortises and handsaw cuts tenons, it would be great.
Posted: 6:54 pm on September 1st

AZ_gunslinger AZ_gunslinger writes: I've always relied on FWW magazine for the best woodworking advice since issue #1, but have never tried any of the DVD series. If they're of the same quality as the magazine they should be AWESOME!
Posted: 6:48 pm on September 1st

user-2468663 user-2468663 writes: Well I have always needed to know just how to do M&T. Just how this can be done. A wood project can be made in this way. My wood making skill is building and remolding houses.
Posted: 6:47 pm on September 1st

Chucklit Chucklit writes: My favorite joints are mortise and tenon.
Thanks for the chance at this DVD,
Posted: 6:36 pm on September 1st

chipmaker2 chipmaker2 writes: Interesting topic. I didn't realize so much could be expounded upon as far as Mortise and tenon Joints.
Posted: 6:18 pm on September 1st

user-2435956 user-2435956 writes: Howdy,

I am just getting started building a few Craftsman style pieces. Mortise and tenon work is essential, so this set my be just the trick to get me started.

Mike C
Posted: 5:44 pm on September 1st

JohnP582006 JohnP582006 writes: I have done some M&T but no doubt there is more to learn in this 10 hour DVD. Pick Me!!
Posted: 4:55 pm on September 1st

maxtheknive maxtheknive writes: It's time to give a gift to a reader from Canada...! Thank you FWW!
Posted: 4:49 pm on September 1st

arthurlinker arthurlinker writes: I learned what I know from the Frank Klausz DVD.
Posted: 4:33 pm on September 1st

blackdaan blackdaan writes: I've always had to do my M and T joints by hand. They look like they ought to be simple but never seem to work out that well. I'd love to have this DVD.
Posted: 3:56 pm on September 1st

ekimsewad ekimsewad writes: Please enter my name! I'm always hesitant to do m&t joins - seems time-consuming and complicated.

Posted: 2:31 pm on September 1st

dwyant dwyant writes: would be a nice addition to my library and skill set.
Posted: 1:32 pm on September 1st

Rigo1 Rigo1 writes: I've learned mortise and tendon joinery mostly by trial and error. It would be great to have 11 hours of professional instruction.
Posted: 12:42 pm on September 1st

JimInNebraska JimInNebraska writes: Always a good idea... need all the help I can get!
Posted: 12:39 pm on September 1st

Woodwhyz Woodwhyz writes: I'm in a rut and this DVD would shurley help me out.
Posted: 12:28 pm on September 1st

chips_shavings chips_shavings writes: This looks like a very interesting DVD, any time a person can see someone else do an operation he can learn from it.
Posted: 12:01 pm on September 1st

goosenoose goosenoose writes: I just finished watching Breaking Bad.... need something else to watch.
Posted: 11:27 am on September 1st

rulesguy rulesguy writes: Sounds like the missing area of my tool set. Sign me up. Thanks.
Posted: 11:14 am on September 1st

user-2497074 user-2497074 writes: I wonder if this DVD also ships to Europe.
Posted: 11:10 am on September 1st

roadhammer roadhammer writes: I hope whoever wins this dvd, will appreciate and use it. The art or skill of woodworking seems to be dying out, and it is far too beautiful a craft to lose in this world.
Posted: 11:00 am on September 1st

ryanbp01 ryanbp01 writes: I would like to put my hat in the ring to win this dvd in order to improve my skills at joinery.
Posted: 10:56 am on September 1st

dlayland dlayland writes: This is an area that I am just now learning how to do. I have been hesitant to start without a better knowledge of joint design. Look forward to the viewing the DVD.
Posted: 10:37 am on September 1st

user-2815397 user-2815397 writes: I have this guy's DVD about tablesaws. His instructions are very clear. What I like is that he's thought about the various challenges of using a tool or accomplishing a task, and he's figured out a good way to handle them. You have to be prepared to spend time watching the detailed discussion, but the DVD is a great reference. I'd love to have this DVD.
Posted: 10:14 am on September 1st

UltraD UltraD writes: A real-time lesson on this subject would be very useful to me.
Posted: 10:07 am on September 1st

demohn demohn writes: Looks good, would love to have the dvd
Posted: 9:11 am on September 1st

lovinsawdust lovinsawdust writes: I used mortise and tennon joinery in the construction of a ten foot long pine dining room table, the top was inch and a half thick and the aprons were deep enough for drawers to hold napkins etc.
Posted: 8:31 am on September 1st

eurogirl01 eurogirl01 writes: Having just started building a maple writing desk, this video would certainly help in making the mortise and tenon joints I need to make, as I can't use biscuits!
Posted: 8:15 am on September 1st

LowB LowB writes: OH !!!! I need that.
Posted: 7:52 am on September 1st

mkay5859 mkay5859 writes: Would love to have this. I'm always looking for ways to broaden my knowledge and this would certainly fill the bill.
Posted: 7:32 am on September 1st

DanM DanM writes: I'm game. If I don't win, maybe I'll buy one. dan
Posted: 7:32 am on September 1st

jonnyjonjon jonnyjonjon writes: Never cut one before but I'm ready!
Posted: 7:17 am on September 1st

patrickmacrae patrickmacrae writes: Count me in. I'm always looking for ways to better my joints.
Posted: 6:28 am on September 1st

macbaxter macbaxter writes: Always interested in improving my woodworking knowledge. Include me in the drawing. Thanks
Posted: 5:48 am on September 1st

wkd wkd writes: Looks great. Please enter me into the draw. Thanks.
Posted: 2:49 am on September 1st

artbuilder artbuilder writes: This is more than a DVD, it is a tool we all need to do the fine wood craftsman ship we all raspier to do.
Posted: 1:38 am on September 1st

Rev Geo Rev Geo writes: Having seen the 'trailers' on the author's website, his DVDs are on my wishlist. If his one-on-one courses are are anything like the detail in the videos, you would need a third hand working with him - two for the mallet and chisel and one for him to hold! He makes no assumptions in his instructions but explains in a respectful non-condescending manner! FWW, I'd love to have the whole set, so how about doing me a really big favour by starting me off with this one?
Posted: 12:51 am on September 1st

ira10 ira10 writes: would love to have the dvd to generally epand my knowledge on M & T joinery
Posted: 11:12 pm on August 31st

Marktech Marktech writes: I haven't won anything yet but this DVD set would be great to win so throw my name in the pot. Thanks.
Posted: 10:54 pm on August 31st

Wixom Wixom writes: I would love to win this DVD. Put my name in the hat, please.
Posted: 10:43 pm on August 31st

evreb evreb writes: watching woodworking DVD's is my relief from lame tv shows! Please pick me.
Posted: 10:33 pm on August 31st

sawdust55109 sawdust55109 writes: Looks like the perfect video to learn the Mighty Mortise and Tenon joint.
Mr. Random, Please pick me!!
Posted: 10:32 pm on August 31st

goostoff goostoff writes: I'm fairly new to wood working, pretty much self taught, by trial and a lot of error. I love it, but really need instruction and experience!! The dvds would be a great birthday present!
Please pick me!!!
Posted: 10:15 pm on August 31st

mrfixitnow mrfixitnow writes: Wow! That's a long list of names. I could use all the help I can get.
Posted: 9:59 pm on August 31st

esfiredude1 esfiredude1 writes: I would love to watch and win the mortise and tendon DVD. Pick me please.
Posted: 9:27 pm on August 31st

FarRed FarRed writes: Woodworking DVD? Another one to bore my family! Woohoo!
Posted: 9:24 pm on August 31st

acctgprof acctgprof writes: I'm fairly new to woodworking. Man, would I like to win this DVD!
Posted: 9:13 pm on August 31st

umpiewood umpiewood writes: In-depth instruction from a master is a big plus for many of us not yet a professional. I would be overjoyed and proud to add this DVD to my growing library. "Thank You", Fine Woodworking, for the opportunity. joe
Posted: 9:11 pm on August 31st

tomwoodworker tomwoodworker writes: There must have been an enormous amount of time and effort in making a 10 volume DVD set. It will be appreciated!
Posted: 9:05 pm on August 31st

Diamond1 Diamond1 writes: I like the versatility, attractiveness and strength of a mortise and tenon joint. Love to have this DVD set to improve my skills.
Posted: 8:36 pm on August 31st

sundancer66 sundancer66 writes: 11 hours on Mortise and tenons sounds like a classroom in a DVD box/ I would be proud to win it.
Posted: 8:30 pm on August 31st

Veryslowbuilder Veryslowbuilder writes: I've used mortise and tenon joints for forty years in all mannner of constructions, and it often seems so hit and miss, so much work and so many different opinions from so many sources for over-coming difficulties. Would love to study one tried and true comprehensive method from one person. Keep my fingers crossed for this prize, thanks
Posted: 8:22 pm on August 31st

spijker spijker writes: Me!, Me!, Me! Pick me!, Pick me!, Pick me!!!!
Posted: 8:05 pm on August 31st

psychosrnk psychosrnk writes: Any help is appreciated. Videos allow me to visually follow the directions
Posted: 8:04 pm on August 31st

flcracker flcracker writes: Ive been making a lot of M& T joints by hand but I would like to learn other methods.
Posted: 7:57 pm on August 31st

gregoryvoorhies gregoryvoorhies writes: Ok, send it. I'll be the lucky winner and you'll be the lucky reader of my comments. G.
Posted: 7:53 pm on August 31st

Riegs Riegs writes: I will make something using the knowledge I gain from the DVD's.
Posted: 7:51 pm on August 31st

maxandbetty maxandbetty writes: Hey, Pull my name from that and I will be much smarter!
Posted: 7:47 pm on August 31st

AeroGuy AeroGuy writes: This looks good. I will look forward to seeing the DVDs.

Posted: 7:33 pm on August 31st

luce32 luce32 writes: I used to do them entirely by hand and they were so so. Then I added a Mortimer and there worse. I'm doing something wrong on the fine tuning and I need help. This DVD should fix my problem. Hope you pull my name out of the hat.
Posted: 7:05 pm on August 31st

bladeruiner bladeruiner writes: This sounds great.. count me in
Posted: 7:02 pm on August 31st

rollover rollover writes: This sounds great.. count me in.
Posted: 6:55 pm on August 31st

Chaincarver_Steve Chaincarver_Steve writes: Hey, I could certainly use some good advice concerning M&T joinery! This DVD would be a welcome addition to my library.
Posted: 6:54 pm on August 31st

buffal1130 buffal1130 writes: i really need this dvd so Please pick me, thank you
Posted: 6:53 pm on August 31st

Jasper_50 Jasper_50 writes: Enter me into the DVD draw. Cheers!
Posted: 6:48 pm on August 31st

kecaldes kecaldes writes: Would love to win this DVD. Bet I wouldn't watch it just once.
Posted: 6:40 pm on August 31st

mstockdale mstockdale writes: This would be an awesome bday present!

Posted: 6:28 pm on August 31st

RonFullerWoodArt RonFullerWoodArt writes: Looking forward to more great tips from Fine Woodworking. Keep up your great work!
Posted: 6:18 pm on August 31st

Dillcar Dillcar writes: As a woodworker just starting to make some furniture after many, many years absence this DVD would add greatly to my ability to tone up my skill set.
Posted: 6:07 pm on August 31st

gdstuart gdstuart writes: Hendrik rocks! I would LOVE this DVD!!
Posted: 5:58 pm on August 31st

pomme pomme writes: Could add this one to my other my other Hendrik Varju DVD's.
Posted: 5:48 pm on August 31st

pomme pomme writes:
Posted: 5:45 pm on August 31st

Mike68847 Mike68847 writes: What a great resource as I learn this skill!
Posted: 5:36 pm on August 31st

rwball rwball writes: I would love to have this DVD so I can take my work to a higher plain.
Posted: 5:03 pm on August 31st

Chuck3494 Chuck3494 writes: I am a lifelong woodworker, twice retired. I always return to the joy of working wood! I have done a little bit of everything; timber framing, cabinetry, furniture, Windsor and Welsh stick back chairs. The last 20 years I have been building strip canoes and kayaks. Wish you guys did more in that area. Recently I have gotten into Skin on Frame , Eskimo style kayaks. Lots of interesting lashing and mortices there. So this "old dog" is ready to learn some new tricks!
Regards, Chuck
Posted: 4:52 pm on August 31st

rpaul1 rpaul1 writes: What are the odds of a Canadian winning a free DVD?
Sure could use this one!
Posted: 4:48 pm on August 31st

MI_Joe MI_Joe writes: Great satisfaction when I build my first mortise and tenon project a year ago. Would love to take a look at this DVD for some serious tips on improving my skills.
Posted: 4:45 pm on August 31st

jerusalemwoodart jerusalemwoodart writes: looks amazing
Posted: 4:44 pm on August 31st

Steve26 Steve26 writes: Everyone has their own way of learning. I've tried reading dozens of articles on making mortise and tenons but something is always lost in the execution, when actually making the joint! I have never completed a project with a good looking Mortise and Tenon joint. Hopefully watching 11 hours of an experts guidance would help me do it right! Maybe I am a visual learner.
Posted: 4:42 pm on August 31st

gbear1 gbear1 writes: Knowledge is power...thus, I would love to have this dvd.
Posted: 4:42 pm on August 31st

tman814 tman814 writes: Looks like a good bit of information to make you a mortise & tenon "expert".

A great addition to any woodworkers video library.
Posted: 4:29 pm on August 31st

Jaybee5405 Jaybee5405 writes: I presently do not have a Mortising jig. do most with router and cannot say they turn out all the time as expected. hoping this DVD would help me and make it a little easier to do mortise and tenon joints. As I am rather a novice and have only been doing woodworking for 1 1/2 yrs since I retired.
Posted: 4:19 pm on August 31st

dustdog dustdog writes: I'm sure this DVD would be a valuable addition to my woodworking library.
Posted: 4:04 pm on August 31st

DennisM DennisM writes: Mortise and tendons are strong joints and I can always learn more
Posted: 3:51 pm on August 31st

LKantor LKantor writes: Mortise and tenon joinery is an area within which I have much to learn. I could stand to benefit from access o this DVD set.
Posted: 3:39 pm on August 31st

dataman dataman writes: I have got a lot to learn about mortise and tenon joints!
Posted: 3:29 pm on August 31st

jollyjohn jollyjohn writes: Pick me, I'm layed up in bed will a back problem and need something to do, I'm going nuts just sitting here and need something for my brain before it goes to mush.

Posted: 3:25 pm on August 31st

Balrok Balrok writes: Sign me up.
Posted: 3:09 pm on August 31st

dickver dickver writes: Sounds good to me.
Posted: 2:44 pm on August 31st

retireejd retireejd writes: I would love to win this DVD!!
Posted: 2:33 pm on August 31st

vilv vilv writes: I always look forward to learning more.
Posted: 2:28 pm on August 31st

lclement4 lclement4 writes: I would love to add this DVD to my collection.
Posted: 2:27 pm on August 31st

Yiannaki Yiannaki writes: This DVD set would no doubt be a valuable addition to anyone's woodworking resources, mine included.
Posted: 2:22 pm on August 31st

user-143694 user-143694 writes: I'm game, send me a copy.
Posted: 2:20 pm on August 31st

FaithWoodcraft FaithWoodcraft writes: I'd love to own this DVD set. Please enter me in the draw. Thanks.
Posted: 2:10 pm on August 31st

dkunz dkunz writes: Sounds like great information. I could use some polishing of my technique.
Posted: 2:03 pm on August 31st

Doggybuddy Doggybuddy writes: I could sure use some help on this topic. Also, I am curious as to what could possibly be said about M & T joints that takes all those disks!

Wood Dog
Posted: 1:54 pm on August 31st

dpm dpm writes: I have Hendrik's "Jointer and Planer" DVD. Taught me a lot.
Posted: 1:41 pm on August 31st

dpm dpm writes: I have Hendrik's "Jointer and Planer" DVD. Taught me a lot.
Posted: 1:41 pm on August 31st

kydave kydave writes: I suppose that there is never an end to this technology.

Posted: 1:27 pm on August 31st

CEFischer CEFischer writes: Well prepared DVDs provide "one-on-one" instruction for those of us living in areas where it is not always possible to get together with others to learn the basic and finer points of a particular technique.
Posted: 1:19 pm on August 31st

videodan videodan writes: Sounds like a great instructional video. Count me in.
Posted: 1:10 pm on August 31st

buoyd buoyd writes: I could really use this.
Posted: 1:10 pm on August 31st

user-2635230 user-2635230 writes: My wife is not very good at house work & has plenty advice
on how I should make a repair. Perhaps she could earn a living
as a cabinet maker .
Posted: 1:01 pm on August 31st

docbane docbane writes: Eleven hours of chopping goodness! I'd better break out the waterstones, tune up some chisels, sit back and relax.

Posted: 1:00 pm on August 31st

EVOWOOD EVOWOOD writes: would love to have the dvd in my colection, as we can never learn to much about joinery. All the best from Mandurah Western Australia
Posted: 1:00 pm on August 31st

lavertudad lavertudad writes: Would love to add this to my collection.
Posted: 12:46 pm on August 31st

barewd barewd writes: Looks very interesting, please put my name on the list
Posted: 12:45 pm on August 31st

RusticD RusticD writes: Looks like a great DVD! I will have to check out the other ones also. I need all the coaching/training I can get!
Posted: 12:33 pm on August 31st

Denis99 Denis99 writes: This DVD sounds great. Add me to the list.
Posted: 12:32 pm on August 31st

billr billr writes: Looks like a great set! Count me in.
Posted: 12:26 pm on August 31st

charlzz charlzz writes: Wow! I had no idea these extensive DVDs were out there.
Judging from the preview clips they are very well done and offer a ton of great tips.
Posted: 12:25 pm on August 31st

BGodfrey BGodfrey writes: Put me in the hat. Hey DanRM, the last thing I ever won was an Olivia Newton-John album in about 1973 or 1974, so I guess we are both due for another win. :-)
Posted: 12:24 pm on August 31st

1 Old Guy 1 Old Guy writes: As a retired shop teacher we learned to make tenons on the table saw and mortises using a mortising attachment on a Delta drill press . The school system never could afford a dedicated mortising machine. At 11 hours long this DVD must be packed full of alternative mortising methods. I'm not too old of a "dawg" to learn new tricks.
Posted: 12:21 pm on August 31st

slang slang writes: Count me in. I can use all the instruction I can get.
Posted: 12:16 pm on August 31st

Engr Jim Engr Jim writes: I need and want all the education I can get.
Posted: 12:13 pm on August 31st

jucu jucu writes: Today is my birthday. This would make a nice gift.
Posted: 12:04 pm on August 31st

DanRM DanRM writes: I recently retired and now I have the time (but not the money) to devote to woodworking. I would love to learn more about mortise and tenon joinery. The last thing I won was a Joe Walsh album back in 1974 so I think I am due for a little luck.
Posted: 12:00 pm on August 31st

hlh hlh writes: so many videos are too short. they're great as far as they go, but .....
so sign me up please!
Posted: 11:53 am on August 31st

Lanier Lanier writes: I'm in. Looks like a great treatise on M&T joinery.
Posted: 11:50 am on August 31st

elWilson elWilson writes: I have worked 50-60 hour weeks through my career. I did woodwork occasionally, but had to choose simple techniques in the interest of time. I just retired and now have time to learn cabinetmakers methods. Varun would be a good place to start.

Posted: 11:44 am on August 31st

Eris Eris writes: I'm in. Winning this would be perfect. I have my first mortise-tenon project in the shop now.
Posted: 11:41 am on August 31st

mctoons_nm mctoons_nm writes: I always seem to be at random so maybe I'll win this. Seriously though, it looks like a great deal of good information on one of the most important joints in woodworking. Thanks.
Posted: 11:36 am on August 31st

happygoat happygoat writes: ready for a step up in mortis knowledge
Posted: 11:27 am on August 31st

nosloj nosloj writes: Thanks for the opportunity. I am new to woodworking at age 82 and a DVD like this one will help me learn fast. Mahalo
Posted: 11:22 am on August 31st

Timberdude Timberdude writes: Great idea to give away a book! This is the first time I have posted a comment. Just needed a good incentive like this one.
Posted: 11:21 am on August 31st

kahirsch kahirsch writes: Odds are bad, but hey! It's free to enter and sounds like a great prize. Thanks for the opportunity!
Posted: 11:15 am on August 31st

hmidgley hmidgley writes: This is a hugh instructional video.
Posted: 11:13 am on August 31st

Fred1611 Fred1611 writes: Always up for a freebie, especially one that looks useful.

Thank you
Posted: 11:06 am on August 31st

FRandallCat FRandallCat writes: That many hours of footage to describe mortise and tenon joint making? I'm clearly in the dark about what it takes. Illuminate me, Please!
Posted: 11:04 am on August 31st

dale_pd dale_pd writes: Thanks for the opportunity to receive this dvd!

Posted: 10:51 am on August 31st

DRNono DRNono writes: I have Varju's video course on surface preparation. It is extremely thorough and I am sure he has given equally detailed coverage to the subject of M & T joinery. Well, 10 plus hours of edited video is a lot more than any other video available. So, really looking forward to seeing this course.
Posted: 10:46 am on August 31st

tphubbert tphubbert writes: What a great idea. FWW should have a free drawing more often! Hope I'm the random one.
Posted: 10:44 am on August 31st

pernambuco pernambuco writes: Canadian? Whoa, this looks good. They really know their trees up there . I would sure love to get this set. There must be a massive amount of info on it, almost 11 hours! If it comes my way I will be sure to do a review of it, just as I would hope any of the rest of us would do. Thanks for the opportunity to win.
Posted: 10:44 am on August 31st

Egroeg Egroeg writes: I would very much appreciate a copy as I find Mr. Varju a
very interesting & talented woodworker.

Posted: 10:42 am on August 31st

lmjarrett7 lmjarrett7 writes: Thanks for the opportunity. Sounds like a good DVD to help us weekend warriors.
Posted: 10:35 am on August 31st

libra123 libra123 writes: I am retired and a bit of of a wood butcher ,but I really enjoy wood working.I really enjoy the information provided by Fine Woodworking and this is no exception.I think this information I need to take me to the next level.
Posted: 10:34 am on August 31st

alexmi alexmi writes: I need this DVD. Thank you. Alex
Posted: 10:34 am on August 31st

Jerry1214 Jerry1214 writes: The dvd sounds like a must have for anyone who is not a long-term professional. I look forward to seeing it.
Posted: 10:26 am on August 31st

cambari cambari writes: i knew something about mortise-and-tenon joints, but do it laboriously, often just guessing what to do with small things like cleaning the tenon shoulders.

i would like to go the 'expert' way,and this DVD will put me up to speed much more quickly than otherwise.

Posted: 10:24 am on August 31st

CPLStony CPLStony writes: I am very interested in "joining". Please include my entry.
Posted: 10:22 am on August 31st

Ron_C Ron_C writes: Thank you for this offer.
Posted: 10:22 am on August 31st

cambari cambari writes: i know basic joinery, and can do basic mortise-and-tenon joints the old-fashioned, chiselling way, except that ido them most laboriously, oftentimes just guessing how to do small things like cleaning up the mortise shoulders.
i would like to go the 'expert' way, and this DVD will certainly help me get up to speed quickly.
Posted: 10:21 am on August 31st

thunderdrake thunderdrake writes: Sounds good to me.
Posted: 10:16 am on August 31st

RMayfield RMayfield writes: I don't just want this DVD - I'm one of those who NEEDS it. LOL. Thanks FWW
Posted: 10:12 am on August 31st

daen daen writes: Free is good. I might even learn something as a bonus. Thanks for the chance to win.
Posted: 10:11 am on August 31st

woodie04 woodie04 writes: I enjoy doing mortise and tenon joints, but I'm no pro, so I am always looking for ways to improve my skills. This looks like a great resource!
Posted: 10:10 am on August 31st

user-2481645 user-2481645 writes: Why knot...
Posted: 10:09 am on August 31st

JMH_1583 JMH_1583 writes: Worth a try!!
Posted: 10:07 am on August 31st

WIamateur WIamateur writes: If there is a woodworking skill I need to improve, it's joinery.
Posted: 10:04 am on August 31st

cb51 cb51 writes: I'll give it a shot. Thanks.

Posted: 9:59 am on August 31st

JNiece1 JNiece1 writes: As a beginner - this would be very helpful - I will take any help I can get!
Posted: 9:59 am on August 31st

simpleguy simpleguy writes: I need this one, count me in :)
Posted: 9:57 am on August 31st

wfhoffmaniii wfhoffmaniii writes: Always interested in learning more.
Posted: 9:56 am on August 31st

dherbert dherbert writes: I would love to have this. Being entirely self taught, I often have a lazy instructor and an inattentive student.
Posted: 9:52 am on August 31st

davehu davehu writes: sure why not? sign me up
Posted: 9:45 am on August 31st

user-4297722 user-4297722 writes: Please enter me in the dvd giveaway
Posted: 9:43 am on August 31st

rickjl rickjl writes: i'm game
Posted: 9:37 am on August 31st

MarkHovis MarkHovis writes: I appreciate you entering but, if i win it or not I still have FineWoodworking to research different articles,methods, etc. In memory of my son Andy Hovis!
Posted: 9:33 am on August 31st

bwananyuki bwananyuki writes: My Dad was an apprentice carpenter in the old British tradition, but then he became an airforce man and I never get to learn as much as I should have. So I still need to learn. The cd would be great.
Posted: 9:29 am on August 31st

woodworkingwolf woodworkingwolf writes: Oops did it myself
Posted: 9:28 am on August 31st

user-2783042 user-2783042 writes: Thanks for entering me.
Posted: 9:27 am on August 31st

dausmus dausmus writes: Sounds like a very nice collection!
Posted: 9:24 am on August 31st

2826 2826 writes: This DVD would certainly help me improve on my current efforts at joinery.
Posted: 9:23 am on August 31st

anonmt anonmt writes: Please pick me!
Posted: 9:23 am on August 31st

woodworkingwolf woodworkingwolf writes: I see some people comment several times to improve their odds? If so shame on them...
Buying the CD would be out of reach so I hope I coulda win one.....
Posted: 9:18 am on August 31st

woodworkingwolf woodworkingwolf writes: I see some people comment several times to improve their odds? If so shame on them...
Buying the CD would be out of reach so I hope I coulda win one.....
Posted: 9:18 am on August 31st

maryella1 maryella1 writes: Looking forward to learning more from this DVD
Posted: 9:17 am on August 31st

73_Gramps 73_Gramps writes: Started reading the online info when I was 73. Now pushing 77 and I still consider myself a 'noobie'. Sure would be nice to win this...might just improve my techniques a bit.
Posted: 9:16 am on August 31st

sphinx242 sphinx242 writes: Preparing to build my dream workbench soon and would like to use mortise an tenon joinery. This DVD would help a lot!
Posted: 9:07 am on August 31st

OnBoard OnBoard writes: I am a fairly new woodworker and have never used M&T although I have the tools. Always defaulted to plate joints. Would love to "graduate"!
Posted: 9:03 am on August 31st

scrammer scrammer writes: I would love to have these insights into this style of joinery. It just might help me skip a couple of steps in try it and see if it works process.
Posted: 8:57 am on August 31st

waltamb waltamb writes: Always good to get back to basics and understand good joinery.
Posted: 8:49 am on August 31st

machinemaven machinemaven writes: I'd like to win this DVD drawing. I'm learning along with my husband, and the instruction would really help.
Posted: 8:45 am on August 31st

pathdoc60 pathdoc60 writes: Sounds like a very exceptional Mortise and tenon DVD video. Thanks for entering me.
Posted: 8:42 am on August 31st

Lucky_Girl Lucky_Girl writes: Wow! What a great tool. I am a learner and really need constant instruction. Thanks for the opportunity to win this great set.
Posted: 8:41 am on August 31st

nickedfinger nickedfinger writes: As a novice all knowledge is good. I would love to have this DVD!
Posted: 8:41 am on August 31st

GaryGoodenough GaryGoodenough writes: I have taken in almost 40 of Hendrik's Saturday morning seminars and have purchased his Jointer and "Planer Secrets" DVD. His work is amazing and his teaching is very detailed.
Posted: 8:41 am on August 31st

topsww topsww writes: Having been recently retired and watching where my money goes, this would be a fantastic video to have and learn from.
Posted: 8:40 am on August 31st

willframe willframe writes: No substitute for first-class instruction...!
Count me in!
Posted: 8:37 am on August 31st

va3lu va3lu writes: Sure looks like a great addition to a home library.
Posted: 8:36 am on August 31st

willframe willframe writes: No substitute for first-class instruction...!
Count me in!
Posted: 8:35 am on August 31st

user-2441085 user-2441085 writes: Just getting started in early retirement and this would be a great way to bring back some skills.
Posted: 8:34 am on August 31st

jheller jheller writes: thats 11 hours of time spent avoiding real work
Posted: 8:30 am on August 31st

Scott4M Scott4M writes: Over 10 hours. I would to see that. I am sure there are many nuances and and techniques that would be fascinating to hear about.
Posted: 8:29 am on August 31st

gordcarve gordcarve writes: I'd like a chance at winning this important set. Thanks!
Posted: 8:28 am on August 31st

shopboy shopboy writes: This would be a great addition to my woodworking library.
Posted: 8:26 am on August 31st

user-2686868 user-2686868 writes: Just finished a 3 day woodworking class. Made some mortises and tenons and some dovetails. I'd love to have this DVD to refresh my memory and develop my skills... which do need development. Sign me up!
Posted: 8:19 am on August 31st

jbeal jbeal writes: Great! Sign me up.
Posted: 8:19 am on August 31st

CharlieB1 CharlieB1 writes: This set looks like it would be a great edition to anyones woodworking library.
Posted: 8:13 am on August 31st

WoodworkingBill WoodworkingBill writes: Has been many years since I completed a mortise and tenon joinery. This video would be great to own to hone up on my skills.
Posted: 8:12 am on August 31st

wannabeknot wannabeknot writes: Mortise & tenon in real time sounds better than the usual 30 minutes or less.
Posted: 8:08 am on August 31st

cmolinel cmolinel writes: As usual, FW surpass my expectations.
Posted: 8:06 am on August 31st

moffittjk moffittjk writes: It looks like a very good infomational set of DVD"S, by someone who really knows what they are doing!
Posted: 8:06 am on August 31st

Robert1889 Robert1889 writes: When Tage Frid passed away, I thought I'd lost my last opportunity to continue improving my woodworking technique. With this set of DVDs I may have that opportunity once again.
Posted: 8:03 am on August 31st

2Decks 2Decks writes: Being an aspiring woodworker, I could really use a tool like this. It sounds very thourough.
Posted: 8:01 am on August 31st

mrmmike mrmmike writes: This would certainly help me make better joints. Thanks for the opportunity.
Posted: 8:01 am on August 31st

andreguareschi andreguareschi writes: Who is the lucky gei to get this dvd?
Posted: 7:58 am on August 31st

user-767105 user-767105 writes: If the author can successfully take the hand of the viewer and carefully lead him/her to the fruition of the mortise and tenon joint, that will be awesome! This gift is outstanding.

Posted: 7:57 am on August 31st

bamadoc bamadoc writes: This looks like an awesome DVD series. Thanks for offering this.
Posted: 7:56 am on August 31st

Wood-Chuck Wood-Chuck writes: I would love to perfect this go to joint. I find I use M & T joinery in 90% of my cabinets. This DVD would be an excellent resource.
Posted: 7:56 am on August 31st

Absolutely1derful Absolutely1derful writes: I am the amateurs wannabe,,, I need this dvd,,, really. I have so much difficulty in understanding the techniques and this DVD looks like just the answer I need. Thanks!
Posted: 7:56 am on August 31st

BUFFDRVR BUFFDRVR writes: This would be a great addition to my woodworking library.
Posted: 7:53 am on August 31st

tonywood tonywood writes: Great video, ready for it
Thank you
Posted: 7:52 am on August 31st

ericdot ericdot writes: Looks great, sign me up

Posted: 7:49 am on August 31st

gtrboy77 gtrboy77 writes: 11 hours long? Sounds like a heck of a deal for the money! Bring it on!
Posted: 7:42 am on August 31st

jem4752 jem4752 writes: Took a look at Hendrik's web site. The man is a true craftsman and someone to learn from. Thanks
Posted: 7:41 am on August 31st

jjosephwhite jjosephwhite writes: Just when you think that you can produce a good mortise and tenon joint, a DVD such as this will show you many more ways to a better joint.
Posted: 7:38 am on August 31st

user-2639732 user-2639732 writes: That would be a great addition.
Posted: 7:38 am on August 31st

BillGray BillGray writes: I am struggling with the layout and M/T techniques in general, would look forward to improving and later commenting on why.
Posted: 7:37 am on August 31st

JPiwaron JPiwaron writes: I could use a few tips
Posted: 7:35 am on August 31st

user-2409118 user-2409118 writes: this would be great count me in!
Posted: 7:34 am on August 31st

derring derring writes: Creating "professional" amateurs.
Posted: 7:30 am on August 31st

user-468071 user-468071 writes: Looking over his video clips this would be an extremely useful video series to own.
Posted: 7:29 am on August 31st

Dad'nDave Dad'nDave writes: I've been a wood worker all my life but finish has not been my strongest suite. I was taught bush carpentry by my father, functional stuff but hardly cabinet making. He was taught by his father who owned a pearling fleet in Torres Strait (Qld, Australia) was a deft hand at keeping his mother ship, the schooner 'Norna' in good nick (a real ships carpenter did the hard yards). Now, in retirement, it is time I honoured their memory and put the tools they left me to good use by developing some decent woodworking skills and producing some good cabinetry for my children and grandchildren. What greater help could I have than this magnificent volume (is a DVD a 'volume'?) to help me on my way.
Posted: 7:26 am on August 31st

GLENNSKY GLENNSKY writes: Does it come with initiative to get busy? Then I REALLY need it! :-)
Posted: 7:23 am on August 31st

JohnnyC7 JohnnyC7 writes: Hendrick,
Thank you for all the extensive work and research you put into this DVD.
It sounds very thorough and exceptional to what has been done previously. Most people only show what is useful to their method. You seem to have covered the full range of how many tools and methods will work for the same results, so that everyone can learn at their own level. It would be an exciting time of learning and developing necessary skills to use in many ways.
Posted: 7:21 am on August 31st

nshire nshire writes: Would love to have this for my shop
Posted: 7:18 am on August 31st

kemper kemper writes: It would be great to win this DVD. His shop is only a couple of hours from my house - I should sign up for a lesson one day.

Posted: 7:16 am on August 31st

user-2337406 user-2337406 writes: I would love to have this DVD to learn tons more about mortise and tenon joinery.
Posted: 7:14 am on August 31st

LouisG LouisG writes: I have several projects that my wife has asked me to do that this would help me complete.
Posted: 7:12 am on August 31st

photodan photodan writes: Would love to learn and perfect this joinery!
Posted: 7:11 am on August 31st

Reeves1 Reeves1 writes: This would be great!

Posted: 7:11 am on August 31st

magickingdom magickingdom writes: Love to get one!
Posted: 7:10 am on August 31st

user-665620 user-665620 writes: Never tried to mortice or tenon, but what a great way to learn from one of the best.
Posted: 7:07 am on August 31st

TomFoolery29 TomFoolery29 writes: Just throwing my name in the hat for a slim chance of winning because if I didn't there is no chance at all I would win.

Posted: 7:05 am on August 31st

Larrythewoodguy Larrythewoodguy writes: I would would like to add this DVD to my collection.
Posted: 7:04 am on August 31st

GeoFish GeoFish writes: Nice looking DVD
Posted: 6:50 am on August 31st

highgatewoodworkers highgatewoodworkers writes: Been turning for several years and now want to get into small furniture. This will be a great help.
Posted: 6:47 am on August 31st

GIwoodworker GIwoodworker writes: Looks like a great DVD. I'd be proud to have it in my meager collection. Now, if you could add all of Ron's greatest moments from Parks and Recreation I'd truly be in Woodworking Heaven.
Posted: 6:44 am on August 31st

WDave WDave writes:
Posted: 6:42 am on August 31st

MarcelsGang MarcelsGang writes: Here is my way to make tenons and mortises:
Posted: 6:38 am on August 31st

drsamehhanna drsamehhanna writes: Relatively new to high end woodworking, this would help e expand my skill set.
Posted: 6:37 am on August 31st

BUILDERS695 BUILDERS695 writes: I've seen a few on his other DVDs and I find they are well done. It would be great to have this one. Count me in.
Posted: 6:35 am on August 31st

JoeBenedict JoeBenedict writes: I have a few projects using mortise and tenons that I have been afraid to start due to my lack of experience in this area. This DVD set would give me the knowledge and confidence to start building these items.
Posted: 6:32 am on August 31st

tunicasteve100 tunicasteve100 writes: Winter is coming and so are all those projects I have been putting off so this would be a great item for me. But like other comments don't worry I never win either.
Posted: 6:31 am on August 31st

woodworker19 woodworker19 writes: Sounds like a great DVD. I would love to win it.
Posted: 6:30 am on August 31st

ies ies writes: Would be very nice to have. I use mortise and tenon a lot and a better understanding would be great.
Posted: 6:28 am on August 31st

kenarnold kenarnold writes: 11 hours of instruction on M&T Joinery...thats more instruction than I recieved in a college course. Is there a test at the end? Count me in
Posted: 6:26 am on August 31st

JKFrey JKFrey writes: This DVD would make a nice addition to my collection of Hendrik's work!
Posted: 6:14 am on August 31st

rrapp rrapp writes: This sounds like a must have DVD. I never win, so nobody needs to worry about me, but it would be nice......
Posted: 6:09 am on August 31st

Babb99 Babb99 writes: I'd love to have this set. Any extra knowledge is useful.

Posted: 6:05 am on August 31st

dafus dafus writes: Eleven hours! It may be hard to choose between this and another reading of War and Peace...
Posted: 5:59 am on August 31st

flwoodie flwoodie writes: Any help i can get from it would be an improvement.

Posted: 5:54 am on August 31st

gg_du_78 gg_du_78 writes: Hi there,
Eleven hours for a tenon/mortise tour, I hope that my next tenon and mortise batch will be done so quickly that this DVD will be a a winner investment.
Kind regards from France,
Posted: 5:41 am on August 31st

danorine danorine writes: Very nice!
Posted: 5:34 am on August 31st

evaneut evaneut writes: This would be a great start for me to learn about mortise and tenon joinery!
Posted: 4:53 am on August 31st

Blasthoff Blasthoff writes: I may finally have a shop put together soon. I've been accumulating and restoring tools and equipment for a number of years. I have an inherited collection of Fine Woodworking that I cherish that has had me inspired for a very long time. Joinery is at the core of fine woodworking skills to be mastered. I can think of no better source of learning, short of having a master craftsman tutor in the flesh, to guide you along.
Posted: 4:48 am on August 31st

seawship seawship writes: Please throw in a good set of mortising chisels and a gauge too! Here's the address to send it when I win: PSC 480 Box 368, FPO AP 96370-0004. Thanks!

Posted: 4:40 am on August 31st

nedlandvet nedlandvet writes: 11 hours on the topic of mortise and tenon joints
I have got to see the whole thing to believe it

Anton O
Posted: 4:31 am on August 31st

tartan7 tartan7 writes: Wow, 11 hours of video on the ubiquitous mortise and tenon. There is bound to be a great deal of useful information and so much to learn. I need this!
Posted: 4:21 am on August 31st

opie123 opie123 writes: Count me in!
Posted: 4:17 am on August 31st

B_Dee B_Dee writes: Just started making mortise and tenon joinery. This dvd would be a terrific help to shorten my learning curve. Sure hope I win one. Thanks for the chance!
Posted: 4:12 am on August 31st

Paflov Paflov writes: I have bought other similar training guides on this subject over the years. I friend of mine has this particular copy and I am envious to say I would give a "thumb" to own this myself. Nothing I owned previously on this subject can even come close to the material by this author. Please choose me!!!!.
Posted: 4:02 am on August 31st

Tingledale Tingledale writes: Having had a new baby girl and taking on full time dad duties I will have plenty of time to watch the DVD. Ha ha the other dads say you won't have a minute to spare.

Cheers from Australia down under
Posted: 4:01 am on August 31st

nategraham nategraham writes:
Posted: 3:55 am on August 31st

An54drew An54drew writes: I don't think I've cut a mortise and tenon joint since I left school a long long time ago...I most definitely need a revision course!
Posted: 3:54 am on August 31st

ozvic ozvic writes: Can't wait - sometimes you don't have access to someone who can show you a better way.
Posted: 3:35 am on August 31st

fasja fasja writes: !
Posted: 3:30 am on August 31st

Robin_Hood Robin_Hood writes: 11 hours of instruction how to's relating to mortice and tenon joinery by one of the woodworking masters is in prospect a fantastic viewing experience to treasure.
Posted: 3:24 am on August 31st

Chris_in_CapeTown Chris_in_CapeTown writes: It has my name on it!
Posted: 3:16 am on August 31st

Amarok27 Amarok27 writes: I like watching woodworking movies. I like to have a copy.Sounds very interesting.
Posted: 3:03 am on August 31st

bartlettaj bartlettaj writes: Yes please.
Posted: 2:45 am on August 31st

michaelpowe michaelpowe writes: This disk has a reserved spot in my library.
Posted: 2:37 am on August 31st

rodk1 rodk1 writes: I would love it, Thanks for the chance .
Posted: 11:00 pm on August 30th

308defense 308defense writes: Hi:
After the mistakes I just made on some joints, I would say I need this Mortise and Tenon Joinery book now.
Thank You
Posted: 6:28 pm on August 29th

jwiseman jwiseman writes: Love to have the dvd always looking to improve m/t joints. Latest project has over 40 of them
Posted: 3:32 pm on August 29th

D11RDozer D11RDozer writes: Hendrik Varju is such a good instructor.
Posted: 1:28 pm on August 29th

WouldWorker WouldWorker writes: Almost all my furniture projects include some M&T joinery, with the mortises typically done with a router and jig. Always looking for more efficient ways to work, so maybe this DVD will be of help.
Posted: 7:03 am on August 29th

scckayak scckayak writes: Would be a real learning tool to have this.
Posted: 10:52 pm on August 28th

pdms pdms writes: I would love to have this dvd. I am recently retired and have struggled with these joints for years. I know how detailed his dvd's are and so I think that with my free time and this dvd I might finally be able to produce some accurate results.
Posted: 7:37 pm on August 28th

woodwrench woodwrench writes: Love to learn
Posted: 8:23 am on August 28th

John Bass John Bass writes: Can always learn something new.

Posted: 12:27 am on August 28th

nestcraft nestcraft writes: ya!
Posted: 10:00 pm on August 27th

Seldonman Seldonman writes: I absolutely want and need this video! My Father-In-Law, great guy who he is, gave me all his woodworking tools. These include band saw, table saw, drill press, lathe, Compound sliding miter, Japanese Chisels, maple workbench, stones, etc, etc, et al! Now I am turning 60 in two months so time is running out on me to the next Grandpa Moses of woodworking. If I am the fortunate one to be selected I will send you a diary and pictures every week of what I have accomplished. The results may not be great at first but I promise to get better.


Jim AKA Seldonman
Posted: 8:39 pm on August 27th

GoRedsUS GoRedsUS writes: Sign me up!
Posted: 5:46 pm on August 27th

jdfriesen74 jdfriesen74 writes: I'm in...
Posted: 3:35 pm on August 27th

BaltoCraig BaltoCraig writes: I am just starting to practice mortise and tenons and this would be great!
Posted: 3:25 pm on August 27th

the_wild_lucy the_wild_lucy writes: Enter me into your contest. Thanks!
Posted: 7:39 am on August 27th

PlaneJoe PlaneJoe writes: It would fit right into my dvd player!
Posted: 7:03 pm on August 26th

jDavidA jDavidA writes: All those who are pleading, why not me.
Posted: 6:14 pm on August 26th

dandegennaro dandegennaro writes: Yahoo! Why not?
Posted: 3:18 pm on August 26th

PaulJerome PaulJerome writes: I have a fondness for mortises and tenons. They just go together well.
Posted: 1:31 pm on August 26th

Rambler Rambler writes: This would be very helpful for my next project. Legs and Aprons with a granite table top.
Posted: 1:12 pm on August 26th

The Gooch The Gooch writes: Me me me me me!
Posted: 10:37 am on August 26th

jdm92562 jdm92562 writes: Count me in
Posted: 9:42 am on August 26th

ScoFF ScoFF writes: His material is like a virtual classroom session. I'd love to take part in the giveaway.
Posted: 8:12 am on August 26th

MarkIn Austin MarkIn Austin writes: I'd like this.
Posted: 7:53 am on August 26th

Josephww Josephww writes: The fact that the whole of mortise and tenon joinery isn't condensed into a 20 minute video caught my attention, sounds great!
Posted: 8:50 pm on August 25th

benito benito writes: comment left!
Posted: 7:56 pm on August 25th

jayelton jayelton writes: Hendrik's DVD's are simply the best. Very complete and personal to watch.
Posted: 7:49 pm on August 25th

jeffreyi jeffreyi writes: Henriks teaching videos are excellent.
Posted: 7:38 pm on August 25th

CNES CNES writes: I've never done a mortise and tenon and would like to learn. This DVD sounds like a terrific teaching tool.
Posted: 7:26 pm on August 25th

Jamul Jamul writes: Looks great! Something to expand my library.

Posted: 7:19 pm on August 25th

RVH RVH writes: Can always look at different ways of doing things!

Posted: 7:10 pm on August 25th

kd studios kd studios writes: Looks interesting.
Posted: 6:10 pm on August 25th

Minddesigns Minddesigns writes: I could definitely use some instruction like this!
Posted: 5:50 pm on August 25th

Minddesigns Minddesigns writes: I could sure use more instruction in this area
Posted: 5:49 pm on August 25th

Minddesigns Minddesigns writes: I could sure use more instruction in this area
Posted: 5:49 pm on August 25th

Minddesigns Minddesigns writes: I could sure use more instruction in this area
Posted: 5:49 pm on August 25th

JLYoung JLYoung writes: I've done lots of M&T's before but with Hendrik's attention to detail, I'm bound to learn something new. Count me in!
Posted: 4:25 pm on August 25th

CDNWoodworker CDNWoodworker writes: Hendricks courses are great and very informative. This would be great video to see and watch!!
Posted: 4:05 pm on August 25th

Sabian Sabian writes: I have Hendrik's entire DVD set; well worth the money, if you don't win!!
Posted: 3:11 pm on August 25th

dovetail88 dovetail88 writes: I would love to have this set! I would really give my work that edge.
Posted: 3:01 pm on August 25th

GlenRoseBud GlenRoseBud writes: Sounds like info I need to improve my joinery techniques.
Posted: 1:44 pm on August 25th

Engine267 Engine267 writes: Looks like a lot of content, it would really help me jump into more detailed woodworking and get away from screws!
Posted: 1:12 pm on August 25th

AKWintermute AKWintermute writes: Comment
Posted: 12:13 pm on August 25th

mccchip1 mccchip1 writes: Mmmmm, luv to get me some more mortis and tenon knowledge. Have to go sharpen my chisels just in case I happen to win. :-)
Posted: 11:14 am on August 25th

mccchip1 mccchip1 writes: Mmmmm, luv to get me some more mortis and tenon knowledge. Have to go sharpen my chisels just in case I happen to win. :-)
Posted: 11:14 am on August 25th

mccchip1 mccchip1 writes: Mmmmm, luv to get me some more mortis and tenon knowledge. Have to go sharpen my chisels just in case I happen to win. :-)
Posted: 11:14 am on August 25th

LatashaS LatashaS writes: This would be a great instructional dvd for my husband and our five boys!
Posted: 10:44 am on August 25th

LatashaS LatashaS writes: This would be a great instructional dvd for my husband and our five boys!
Posted: 10:43 am on August 25th

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