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Bench Cookie Giveaway

comments (361) October 12th, 2009 in blogs

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Get a chance to win some of these. Change your avatar, post a comment, and you could be one of five lucky winners chosen at random to take home a set of Rockler Bench Cookies.
FWs stock profile pictures. If youre avatar still looks like one of these, youre not in the running for the giveaway.
Get a chance to win some of these. Change your avatar, post a comment, and you could be one of five lucky winners chosen at random to take home a set of Rockler Bench Cookies. - CLICK TO ENLARGE

Get a chance to win some of these. Change your avatar, post a comment, and you could be one of five lucky winners chosen at random to take home a set of Rockler Bench Cookies.

Photo: Asa Christiana

UPDATE: Congrats to dhyton, saschafer, hukcats, mcelhajj, and LWillis who each win a set of Bench Cookies. Thanks to all who participated.


Change your avatar (or profile picture), post a comment below, and you could be one of five lucky winners chosen at random to take home a set of Rockler Bench Cookies.

These mini-shop devices made a splash when they were unveiled at the AWFS tool show this summer. They’re essentially plastic pucks with grippy rubber on each face. Put four of them under a workpiece to maintain a firm grip for sanding, finishing, and routing. Magazine editor Asa Christiana called them biggest news from the AWFS show this summer. Watch this short video to see how they work and enter our giveaway to find out whether they’re worth all the hype.

To enter, FIRST CHANGE YOUR AVATAR from one of the stock woodworking images to one of your own. It can be a picture of you, something you made, or even an illustration. If you already have an avatar with an original image, you can enter the drawing now.

To change your avatar, click on "My Page" above. Next, click on "Edit My Settings" on the upper right corner of the window. Then, click on "Change Your Profile Image" on the right side of the screen and upload an image from your computer. The image can be up to 4 MB or 1,200 px.

After you change your avatar, leave a comment on this post to enter the drawing.

Leave a comment on this post by 11:59 pm, Thurs., Nov. 12, and you could be one of two lucky winners.

Five winners will be chosen at random and announced on Fri., Nov. 13.

Want an uber avatar? Check out this link: Face Your Manga: Create a cartoon version of yourself.

Editor's Note: If your avatar look like one of these:

... you're NOT entered for the giveaway. These are our stock FW avatars. For this giveaway, you need to enter a profile picture of your own.

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Comments (361)

jhonbaker jhonbaker writes: As where I assume I didn't win, who did? Or is this another fine moments of I missed the large banner on the homepage?
Posted: 12:52 pm on November 17th

GEide GEide writes: Hi Folks, Thanks for the comments and for updating your avatars. We'll announce the winner during the day Monday, Nov. 16. Thanks, Gina,
Posted: 4:59 pm on November 12th

Pohnpei Pohnpei writes: Glad to be in the running for a bunch of cookies! My pic is a chair I made in a Brian Boggs workshop. Lots of fun.
Posted: 2:30 pm on November 12th

jg_cool jg_cool writes: Me love cookie!!! Cookie good for me.
Woodworking "Cookie" monster.
Posted: 1:38 pm on November 12th

Aroonstock Aroonstock writes: Even Cone Monsters love Cookies!
Posted: 1:16 pm on November 12th

WillNott WillNott writes: Cookies! COOKies! COOKIES! I LOVE cookies! Best thing to come along since... COOKIES!
Posted: 12:30 pm on November 12th

brownwood1536 brownwood1536 writes: Any smart dog can tell that Bench Cookies are great.

Posted: 10:00 am on November 12th

Golden_Mountain Golden_Mountain writes: I love cookies! Yum, Yum, Yum, must have cookies!
Posted: 9:21 am on November 12th

NikonD80 NikonD80 writes: Here's my avatar. I'll be interested to see how many people know what it is.
Posted: 8:58 am on November 11th

SteveHIN SteveHIN writes: What a great way to get people to upload an avatar. I've been hungerin' for a set o' those cookies since they first came out, but never got around to buying them. Maybe I won't have to. :-)
Posted: 7:15 am on November 10th

nznix nznix writes: mmmmmm Cookies
Posted: 7:11 pm on November 8th

BruceSomers BruceSomers writes: Hmm Cookies have to taste better than knotty pine. FlWoodRat
Posted: 6:19 pm on November 8th

eoinsgaff eoinsgaff writes: Hey all...
Posted: 7:00 am on November 8th

NM_Woodworker NM_Woodworker writes: Cookies ?!?! Did someone mention Cookies ???

I like Cookies.
Posted: 9:22 pm on November 5th

ryno101 ryno101 writes: Um, does this count as a cool avatar? I've been wanting to get a set of these cookies, to go with the new bench I'm building!
Posted: 8:31 pm on November 5th

joe4liberty joe4liberty writes: Cookies go well with ... Scotch anyone?

to Perdudan... just changed my pic, and a not so rare one of me drinking... er, sampling a fine Scotch. I think it's important to do something with all of that stuff so that I can get my hands on the white oak barrels for projects ;-)

BTW, the instructions neglect to mention that you must first click "log on"... then follow the above directions...

Posted: 3:36 pm on November 5th

rich99 rich99 writes: wow, that's a whole lot of comments...
Posted: 3:28 pm on November 5th

routerrat routerrat writes: Hey! Just what I need! Cookies with no calories.
Posted: 1:00 am on November 5th

swenson swenson writes: No woodworkers were hurt making this prop. It's not fine furniture. The local gun club wanted props to hide behind during combat type contests. I made them a big blue mailbox and a fireplug. The fireplug was made out of cardboard concrete forms and an old woodturning jam chuck. It had a compartment in the base filled with sand for stability. The cookies look like they would work great on the cherry frames I am making for some large mirrors.
Posted: 3:12 pm on November 4th

DarinS DarinS writes: My son said he would love to try them out (knowing him he thinks they are a toy, no matter what Dad says).
Posted: 3:04 pm on November 4th

indreamprocess indreamprocess writes: I'm in too!!! I'd love to get a set like those
Posted: 11:28 am on November 4th

Evan12 Evan12 writes: Those cookies look great and I would love to try the.

Posted: 7:04 am on November 3rd

obewan obewan writes: send me the money!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: 12:21 pm on November 2nd

Pathrat06 Pathrat06 writes: Do they come in chocolate?
Posted: 8:41 am on November 2nd

Halpinwood Halpinwood writes: I.m in!!!
Posted: 6:07 pm on November 1st

robrocks robrocks writes: Something like this?
Posted: 4:50 pm on October 31st

calouche calouche writes: Wow! So many different personalities, if the avatars are any example. And the one factor we have in common... Wood!
Posted: 9:47 am on October 31st

tom012947 tom012947 writes: I'm the cookie monster, but never had BENCH COOKIES... do they taste good? Need some to try... when not on my "GOLF CART"... That wooden rack has been everywhere, even on a trip from Florida to Canada.
Posted: 11:46 pm on October 30th

jhonbaker jhonbaker writes: Don't forget to save the change on the bottom left corner of the 'edit my settings' page. My new one is an ode to being in too much of a hurry. I've always had a rule for riding a motorcycle and driving a car - NEVER be in a hurry, you don't get there faster, it's only dangerous." now the same applies to woodworking for me with the daily reminder on my left hand. Damn miter saw.
Posted: 1:39 pm on October 29th

Paratrooper34 Paratrooper34 writes: Here is a dog who is ashamed of the hat we put on her. This is my dog, Noelli.
Posted: 10:40 am on October 29th

W00DWerker W00DWerker writes: Have to agree with Epistaxis - I've changed mine four or five times and I'm still just a shadow of myself...?
Posted: 9:49 pm on October 27th

dmdnk dmdnk writes: Will work for cookies
Posted: 1:04 am on October 27th

Epistaxis Epistaxis writes: i'lld like to know how i'm supposed to change my avatar....? pc 101... i missed it,....
Posted: 10:29 am on October 26th

PAJAtheWoodButcher PAJAtheWoodButcher writes: "C" is for cookie and cookies are for me! Nom, nom, nom.
Posted: 8:14 pm on October 24th

M32003 M32003 writes: I like cookies - even though I never saw Norm use any...
Posted: 8:25 am on October 24th

W00DWerker W00DWerker writes: Was it the cookies that were magic?
Posted: 10:34 pm on October 23rd

W00DWerker W00DWerker writes: I'm more interested in making this avatar work than the cookies at this point.
Posted: 10:29 pm on October 23rd

Pinkopalino Pinkopalino writes: I read about the cookies in the most recent issue of Fine Woodworking and they appear to be ideal for edge routing - would like to try them out.
Posted: 4:00 pm on October 23rd

W00DWerker W00DWerker writes: Can't seem to get this right - I need some avatar magic.
Posted: 10:22 pm on October 22nd

W00DWerker W00DWerker writes: There is nothing better than cookies...! I usually eat them but I'll try them on the bench, too.
Posted: 10:04 pm on October 22nd

sme sme writes: As everyone knows the best time for cookies is when we take a break, and prop our feet up!
Posted: 6:37 pm on October 22nd

BCJason BCJason writes: Stevie and Cody love cookies.
Posted: 3:55 pm on October 22nd

dataman dataman writes: I would find the bench cookies very handy!
Posted: 12:30 pm on October 22nd

GPolarbear GPolarbear writes: The first time I saw these advertised, I decided they would be just the ticket! Now I just need to get a chance to stop by Rockler to pick some up!
Posted: 12:11 am on October 22nd

Speclt Speclt writes: Sure would love some of them cookies..... they would go great with the new workbench I'm building.
Posted: 11:58 pm on October 21st

sawdustonmyshoulder sawdustonmyshoulder writes: Cooooookieeeeessss!

Got to have some of these. A few free ones to start my collection would be great!

Posted: 10:29 pm on October 21st

Northerner26 Northerner26 writes: Here is my avatar, just a pic of me after i won the South Dakota state indoor archery tournament around a dozen years ago or so. anyway, i like cookies... any kind of cookies!
Posted: 10:18 pm on October 21st

Beej76 Beej76 writes: Mmmm ... cookies ...
Posted: 8:57 pm on October 21st

johnlill johnlill writes: Bench cookies - neat idea!
Posted: 8:27 pm on October 21st

UncleBen UncleBen writes: I think the bench cookies are a very smart idea, and for a very fair price. I want a pair!
Posted: 4:30 pm on October 21st

MotorT MotorT writes: Cookies ? What kind are they Chocolate ?
Posted: 4:09 pm on October 21st

MS_Jay MS_Jay writes: Dear Norm,
NYW got me interested in woodworking. Thanks for all your efforts. Best of Luck.
Posted: 3:33 pm on October 21st

nj1 nj1 writes: Tool using primate.
Require tools.
Posted: 2:09 pm on October 21st

TaffGoch TaffGoch writes: I've got hockey pucks as footpads on all of my woodworking machines and workbench. I might as well try some on top of the workbench, too.
To be clear, I strongly suspect that the Rockler "pucks" (cookies) are more tacky, right? I'd be happy to contribute to comparison/evaluation results!
Posted: 1:37 pm on October 21st

D11RDozer D11RDozer writes: Done deal.
Posted: 1:33 pm on October 21st

LawrenceofPA LawrenceofPA writes: Bench Cookies sound cool. BTW, this is Ian.
Posted: 12:49 pm on October 21st

Sylvain04 Sylvain04 writes: I think bench cookies are what I need for my next routing project!
Posted: 11:44 am on October 21st

ascara ascara writes: changed Avatar to a picture of an Elk photographed in Rocky Mtn National Park just for laughs. Beautiful animal, spectacular place....... and I'd like the gadgets please..heh,heh.
Posted: 11:15 am on October 21st

swhitney swhitney writes: hmmmm... gotta love the cookies
Posted: 11:00 am on October 21st

graveljaw graveljaw writes: So how about a nice tall glass of titebond to go with those bench cookies...?
Posted: 10:47 am on October 21st

kochusa kochusa writes: I just love cookies...
Posted: 10:47 am on October 21st

mdcRebel mdcRebel writes: I love me some bench cookies. Please enter my avatar in the contest. :c)
Posted: 10:31 am on October 21st

chipzilla chipzilla writes: Finding a pic of myself was more trouble then I expected, gotta start handing that camera to somebody else.
Posted: 10:22 am on October 21st

cwalvoord cwalvoord writes: Lots of fun avatars!
Posted: 9:55 am on October 21st

krbsr13 krbsr13 writes: Pass the on fat cookies please.
Posted: 9:53 am on October 21st

doneby doneby writes: Updated my avatar today. And I found a new use for bench cookies yesterday. My wife and I were making sauerkraut and I put the cookies under the food processor to keep it from walking all over the counter while I was shredding 10 heads of cabbage.
Posted: 8:13 am on October 21st

spyartist spyartist writes: Hopefully, by next spring, I'll have converted a backyard shed into a woodworking shop. Many of the ideas for the shop and essential tools have come from Norm's shows. I've always liked his attention to detail. Good luck to Norm and the crew on future projects.

The bench cookies would be a nice addition. They are already on my shopping list.
Posted: 8:06 am on October 21st

woodfinder woodfinder writes: Looks like a great product.
Posted: 7:49 am on October 21st

2ffat 2ffat writes: I'm a Wood Ape.
Posted: 7:48 am on October 21st

TedM TedM writes: Mmmmmmm... cookies... me like... :)
Posted: 7:43 am on October 21st

magnatr magnatr writes: I wish Norm all the best. Here in Australia we just received This Old House in New Orleans; still get some handy info from this show
Posted: 7:32 am on October 21st

mickeyz mickeyz writes: Bring home the "cookies"
Posted: 7:19 am on October 21st

Wood-Chuck Wood-Chuck writes: Kiss my Ash, now bring on the cookies :)
Posted: 6:33 am on October 21st

larwyn larwyn writes: These cookies look like something I would like to try out. The avatar pic is me eating an ice cream sandwich (that's two cookies). If I still passed the Rockler store ever week or tow like I used to, I'm sure I would already have a set in the shop.
Posted: 6:27 am on October 21st

Charles888 Charles888 writes: Sure, I'd like to win a set of bench cookies!
Posted: 5:36 am on October 21st

DaleB DaleB writes: 20 hours to cane a rocking chair seat for my sister. One pleasure of building a piece for someone is that I think of that person often during the process. I owe my big sister so much more than this chair, once I thought about it...
Posted: 9:54 pm on October 20th

pabull pabull writes: Hay, I am a Dutchman, I'll post for a cookie!
Posted: 8:36 pm on October 20th

Wev Wev writes: These look like they will work better than hockey pucks if they don't slip in the saw dust! I think I will give them a try!
Posted: 8:14 pm on October 20th

Dadzor Dadzor writes: From what I have read, these work very well. I hope I get to find that out for myself.

My picture is my workshop. It is the first true "building" I built (I assume dog houses and tree houses don't count). I am going to install vinyl siding on it to match my house in the spring.

I spent this summer on the house; next summer I hope to tackle the workshop.

I'll upload an "after" picture then.

Posted: 6:40 pm on October 20th

GoYouSalukis GoYouSalukis writes: I would like to please win something - when is the random drawing for a SawStop?
Posted: 11:32 am on October 20th

shopdog shopdog writes: Molly does all my roughing work -- she's the original ShopDog at our place!

Some time back I made a set of something like these involving toolbox drawer lining rubber and 2X4s. They work pretty well, but I suspect these may be better.
Posted: 10:36 am on October 20th

WBGoodwin WBGoodwin writes: I like clever simplicity. Put my name in the hat. If I don't win some cookies, I'll buy them.

BTW, I hope Norm Abrams resurfaces in some woodworking capacity. He has been serious a entertainer/teacher for me for years.
Posted: 9:30 am on October 20th

fmarabate fmarabate writes: These cookies look very interesting. Although, something in a chocolate chip sounds good too.
Posted: 7:06 pm on October 19th

patwreck patwreck writes: This would be great to have until I get a real bench with vise
Posted: 6:59 pm on October 19th

hehaw hehaw writes: I'll try it again for the bench cookies
Posted: 3:54 pm on October 19th

brandonicus brandonicus writes: "Selected at random..." Hmmm, I'm so random it hurts!!
Posted: 10:29 am on October 19th

crashj crashj writes: Me and Paul Bunyan, just hangin out. You cant have woodworking without lumberjacks!
Posted: 12:10 am on October 19th

btylerl btylerl writes: I love cookies! Especially these that can't go straight to my "spare tire"!!
Posted: 7:35 pm on October 18th

dcurrie209 dcurrie209 writes: Its about time someone came up with a idea like this good work.
Posted: 4:57 pm on October 18th

mjfister mjfister writes: personal pictures are always the best!
Posted: 3:07 pm on October 18th

mobilesawyer mobilesawyer writes: Bench cookies!
I was just thinking about some bench milk>
Posted: 11:19 am on October 18th

CHRISINDIANA CHRISINDIANA writes: The Rockler Cookies work well. I could use some more.
Posted: 10:26 am on October 18th

TechOtter TechOtter writes: Gotta admit that I am seriously wondering how good these things are, and am kind of doubtful. What's wrong with just using clamps or dabs of silicone on scrap wood? Still... it might be nice to try them to see if they're worth it.
Posted: 2:07 am on October 18th

jkshep jkshep writes: Can always use good cookies.
Posted: 1:06 am on October 18th

YoPedro YoPedro writes: Cookies? We don't need no stinking cookies!
Posted: 12:21 am on October 18th

canfieldcan canfieldcan writes: I love cookies with milk, icecream, coffe, and of course while woodworking. Please send them right away.
Posted: 5:47 pm on October 17th

jcwnr jcwnr writes: My hat's in the ring for the cookies!
Posted: 8:26 am on October 17th

mcgrewsky mcgrewsky writes: My Dogs Will Love The Cookies.
Posted: 11:45 pm on October 16th

JasonT JasonT writes: i appreciate a good cookie
Posted: 11:24 pm on October 16th

dwg dwg writes: I bought them, 2 sets, and for the first time in 15 years I brought in a full size sheet of plywood, put it on my 2' X 8' bench and sawed away to my hart's content. No more working on the floor, or piles of styrofoam dust. Great product.
Posted: 8:07 pm on October 16th

umpiewood umpiewood writes: I've eaten Thin Mint cookies,(crumbled on vanilla icream), deleted Tracking cookies,(from my laptop), tossed all my cookies,(on a bad night), sure would like to try the Rockler Bench cookies, (on one of my upcoming projects).
Posted: 7:18 pm on October 16th

mcelhajj mcelhajj writes: Have these been approved by Don Rickles?
Posted: 4:53 pm on October 16th

martz8899 martz8899 writes: They look like they woodwork great, send a gallon of 2% with them , thanks
Posted: 3:02 pm on October 16th

charlenerlariviere charlenerlariviere writes: Wood love to have these for my boyfriend. Hello to all the GREAT woodworkers at Red Rocks Community College!!!!
Posted: 1:29 pm on October 16th

DutchHannigan DutchHannigan writes: These look extremely simple, but very useful.
Posted: 1:04 pm on October 16th

ctsjr ctsjr writes: Hope they have chocolate chips and pecans!
Posted: 12:32 pm on October 16th

c1ro3m c1ro3m writes: Now all I need is the bench :) if I win

Good luck all
Posted: 11:14 am on October 16th

leafsin67 leafsin67 writes: My favorite cookies are chocolate mint cookies
Posted: 10:43 am on October 16th

TotallyRetired TotallyRetired writes: I Love any and all cookies. Please pass the cookies.
Posted: 10:14 am on October 16th

gazzatebager gazzatebager writes: CHUR LOVE COOKIES
Posted: 3:58 am on October 16th

deancp1 deancp1 writes: Looking for Cookies... So what's your fave kind of cookie to eat? mine are ginger cookies...
Posted: 1:17 am on October 16th

Gr8Print Gr8Print writes: I wish I had "invented" these = but I'm gonna make my own by gluing some non-skid to the top and bottom of some wood blocks.

Posted: 10:55 pm on October 15th

nysco nysco writes: I've said it before and I know I'll say it again in the future... "Now why didn't I think of that?"
Posted: 9:55 pm on October 15th

jweisgram jweisgram writes: I want cookies!
Posted: 9:09 pm on October 15th

randyklein randyklein writes: There's always room for cookies.
Posted: 8:05 pm on October 15th

Justspud Justspud writes: mmm cookies!!! Cookies are good for eating and...for...holding wood?? Sign me up for sure!!
Posted: 6:41 pm on October 15th

Wingdoctor Wingdoctor writes: I never turn down cookies, and free cookies are the best.
Posted: 6:36 pm on October 15th

mpattee mpattee writes: Now these are one of the few things that I have room for in my tiny little shop. And as a bonus, And these cookies won't blow my diet.
Posted: 6:28 pm on October 15th

Michael_In_Texas Michael_In_Texas writes: Okay, I'm a sucker for free cookies, even blue ones. Besides, anything that will keep things steady and slip free is a plus since I'm all butterfingers. Oh sorry, that's a costly brown candy bar, not a free blue cookie. I hope they are a success and help everyone that eventually buys them. I probably will, since I know I need them (as stated honestly above). ;-)
Posted: 4:59 pm on October 15th

side_drummer side_drummer writes: How come it took so long.....?
Brian S. Campbell.
Posted: 4:26 pm on October 15th

APO APO writes: I certainly would like a set of these cookies
Posted: 3:01 pm on October 15th

bricofleur bricofleur writes: Are they available by the pound or by the douzen?

They look "hot"!!


Posted: 2:50 pm on October 15th

MrArlo MrArlo writes: The one thing I like about this hobby is great innovation is still alive! So simple but yet so useful, good luck to all on winning the cookies!!
Posted: 2:08 pm on October 15th

texanmark texanmark writes: I could have used the cookies on my cupcake stand?!!
Posted: 12:45 pm on October 15th

JBourgeois JBourgeois writes: Are they soft enough to be sliced and filled with cream?
Posted: 12:20 pm on October 15th

bobsyeruncle bobsyeruncle writes: I`m thinkin` that hockey pucks with a piece of router pad glued on, will work just as well, but if I win some I will try both and post here with my results.
Posted: 11:56 am on October 15th

12_guage 12_guage writes: New Cookies! I'm up for anything that will replace what I have now. On another note, I like the site and the video's. It's quick and allows me to visit for a few minutes, drop off, and return when I have a few minutes.
Posted: 11:00 am on October 15th

AN2 AN2 writes: These look like a great idea rather than using dowel centres or small rubber bumpers.
Posted: 10:39 am on October 15th

smlb21 smlb21 writes: Do they come with chocolate chips?
Posted: 10:27 am on October 15th

Camiel Camiel writes: You ask for a picture,but didn't specifie what age.A cookie back then was something you ate these don't tasty but sure looks like they hold onto wood really to get some!!!!
Posted: 9:53 am on October 15th

Paul48362 Paul48362 writes: Cookie!
Posted: 9:21 am on October 15th

nvman nvman writes: I am always willing to try something new!
Posted: 12:06 am on October 15th

Schwe Schwe writes: My wife was hoping for a trip for four to Cancun but the cookies will have to do.
Posted: 12:05 am on October 15th

bill117 bill117 writes: If cookies help me at my bench
I would like to have quite a few
But If I don't have any skill at all
Then even hundreds won't do!

Posted: 12:05 am on October 15th

carpenterlady carpenterlady writes: This is kinda neat!!!! My projwct was simple but there were
37 of them!!! Can't wait to see who wins!!!GOOD LUCK TO ALL!!!
Posted: 11:53 pm on October 14th

smokey1945 smokey1945 writes: Yeah...I like Cookies!!
Posted: 11:49 pm on October 14th

TonyNak TonyNak writes: Cookies and woodworking, together? WOOT!! My two favorite things on this planet. Just thinking, I've never had a BLUE COOKIE, before. Should be interesting . . .
Posted: 11:33 pm on October 14th

shades59901 shades59901 writes: Cookies did someone say Cookies.I would love to try these out in my garage/shop....looks like a great tool to save some time.........thanks
Posted: 10:58 pm on October 14th

MrTimothy MrTimothy writes: Great contest - finally able to compete evenly with the pros at FWW.
Posted: 10:54 pm on October 14th

shades59901 shades59901 writes: HUUMMM DID SOMEONE SAY COOKIES.......I sure would love to try theses in my garage/shop.............
Posted: 10:47 pm on October 14th

GreggWoodworker GreggWoodworker writes: I like GEide's pic. Nice dimples. Hope this helps me to win the bench cookies. Thanks!
Posted: 10:27 pm on October 14th

carpenterken carpenterken writes: Four Cookies please. I love cookies
Posted: 10:25 pm on October 14th

davidleo davidleo writes: The cookies look great. I would like to try them.
Posted: 10:20 pm on October 14th

JayMel JayMel writes: Our project start with trees. My new avatar is a hemlock tree given to me by a friend. I plan to chronicle the life of this tree from the ground to the final project(s) yet to be determined. One of many will include a spalted piece.
Stay tuned.
Posted: 10:19 pm on October 14th

Rundle Rundle writes: Being fairly new to the woodworking thing I can use all the help I can get. Besides, everyone knows cookies in the workshop make the work less like, you know, work.
The "bird" avatar thing...I saw these little guys crammed in the nest and thought...what an opportunity for a little home renovation. They all flew the coop before the Birdhouse was finished. Oh well. :(
Posted: 9:56 pm on October 14th

icomba icomba writes: wow so many comments. the only thing i can say is, hey if it's free it's for me!
Posted: 9:03 pm on October 14th

planespeaking planespeaking writes: Hey....I posted a comment...These avatars are kinda small!
Posted: 8:27 pm on October 14th

Hotspur66 Hotspur66 writes: I have used painter's points and sanding mats for some time - these cookies look like a great combination of the two!
Posted: 7:46 pm on October 14th

casey920 casey920 writes: Those bench cookies sure can make life alot easier when your project doesnt slip off the work table. Great invention !
Posted: 7:36 pm on October 14th

DrMath DrMath writes: Cookies? Did somebody say cookies? Me Cookie Monster! Okay, so they're bench cookies. Me love them just as much. Just use them for different reason than chocolate chip. Bring 'em on! Ha, ha,ha! Yum!
Posted: 7:35 pm on October 14th

gary45 gary45 writes: Bench of those why didn't I think of that products.
Posted: 7:28 pm on October 14th

Dean7 Dean7 writes: I really like the idea of these bench cookies. Unlike a non-skid matt on the bench, these get your work up off of the bench top and allows you to do things like routing edges. Love to have a set.
Posted: 7:06 pm on October 14th

mwilt72 mwilt72 writes: "C" is for cookie, that's good enough for me.
Posted: 7:06 pm on October 14th

christopherj christopherj writes: Gimme' those cookies!!
Posted: 7:01 pm on October 14th

carlson52 carlson52 writes: Free cookies?! I would certainly enjoy that!
Posted: 6:57 pm on October 14th

NWIslander NWIslander writes: Seen the cookies advertised. Not sure whether they're a gimmick or a valuable new idea. If I win them, I'll find out and let y'all know!
Posted: 6:27 pm on October 14th

RobScott RobScott writes: well, now that I've entered, I'll go buy my lotto ticket.

it's funny, I just saw these cookies on the Rockler website last night and thought they looked like a great idea. Fingers crossed that I'm one of the lucky winners!

Posted: 6:19 pm on October 14th

fishcad fishcad writes: Where have these been all my life?
Posted: 6:17 pm on October 14th

flowerbox flowerbox writes: Cookies, cookies, I love cookies and am eager to try these. My bench could sure use a set!
Posted: 5:39 pm on October 14th

Posted: 5:30 pm on October 14th

AnkenyIA AnkenyIA writes: The cookies are great to use. Excellent product.
Posted: 5:24 pm on October 14th

JeffS JeffS writes: these cookies seem like a great idea... but probably don't go well when dipped in milk.
Posted: 4:55 pm on October 14th

measure2_cut1 measure2_cut1 writes: Cooookies! I just love cookies. Send me more.
Posted: 4:15 pm on October 14th

Slideman1939 Slideman1939 writes: I picture these as useful on (benchtop) routering when edging all 4 sides of a square piece.Previously I had used something like the rubber mat to hold the workpiece.These cookies appear better because of their thickness and their elevation of the project higher than the rubber mat. So if I win a set, I will put them to use, and retire the rubber mat.
Posted: 4:07 pm on October 14th

totara totara writes: They look like an Air Hockey Puck but I'm sure I'll find a home for them in my workshop :-) Thanks in advance Rockler & FWW !!
Posted: 4:04 pm on October 14th

advancedbuilder advancedbuilder writes: would love to try set-so i want to win of coarse
Posted: 3:54 pm on October 14th

CharlieP CharlieP writes: When I first heard about the bench cookies I was afraid they would slip on the sawdust we are creating when we use them (and posted my concern). I have seen them "live" and they are fine. Good idea!
Posted: 3:35 pm on October 14th

jnl1 jnl1 writes: Always looking for products and techniqes to make life easier. Rockler may have a winner.
Posted: 3:32 pm on October 14th

tgraham tgraham writes: I like cookies!! Great site, I need to find more time to spend in the shop ....but I'd still like some cookies :)
Posted: 3:24 pm on October 14th

ranchhand ranchhand writes: Woodworking to me is often as confusing as my avatar. Maybe these fat free cookies will make it simpler.
Posted: 3:13 pm on October 14th

MisterChips MisterChips writes: Clever idea! They'll certainly come in handy when the anti-skid shelf liners or rug pads are too thin.
Posted: 3:06 pm on October 14th

nealaron nealaron writes: If I had a set of these cookies I could give my wife her rubber shelf liner back. Then maybe she'd make me the other kind of cookies.
Posted: 3:06 pm on October 14th

whatacat whatacat writes: This new products looks like it may my projects from routing dents and painting problems.

I would to be to test these cookies in my shop.
Posted: 2:54 pm on October 14th

bmaietta bmaietta writes: They don't look as good as my wife's cookies, but I guess those would fall apart if I tried to hold stuff in place with them. Messy.
Posted: 2:49 pm on October 14th

Hal W Hal W writes: Hope Santa leaves some cookies in my stocking.
Posted: 2:42 pm on October 14th

Honestyisbest Honestyisbest writes: Honestly ... really honestly ... I need these cookies !
Posted: 2:29 pm on October 14th

gdiel gdiel writes: These thing are awesome. Would make working on my new cabinet doors much easier...
Posted: 2:26 pm on October 14th

WrshpMzshn WrshpMzshn writes: Useful gadgets. Especially when the pond freezes over!
Posted: 2:16 pm on October 14th

splinterdog splinterdog writes: Got to love the cookies!
Posted: 2:06 pm on October 14th

drllucas drllucas writes: Got my cup of tea -- bring on the cookies.
Posted: 1:47 pm on October 14th

blacksummerrain blacksummerrain writes: Certainly hoping the cookies crumble my way...
Posted: 1:29 pm on October 14th

ButchE ButchE writes: I own 2 of these little critters, and they are a useful addition to anyone's shop. Good Luck in the Giveaway!!!
Posted: 1:19 pm on October 14th

Bill_T Bill_T writes: Bench cookie sounds like something your computer would get from a website.
Posted: 1:17 pm on October 14th

tanelsonsac tanelsonsac writes: I just got a pack of these and I'm amazed at how useful they are. Why weren't they around years ago? there would be a lot less damage to my workbench if I had them earlier.
Posted: 1:16 pm on October 14th

DougBob DougBob writes: Cookies? Yummm... I wonder what flavors they come in. My router perefers plastic, I like chocolate. They look like they might do the same as the wood disks and shelf liner lifts I've been making for use in my shop. Very handy gadgets!
Posted: 1:14 pm on October 14th

gjoverto gjoverto writes: What a clever product! If I won these, it would inspire me to clean off my workbench to use them.
Posted: 1:06 pm on October 14th

mtrunz mtrunz writes: Looks like a great product. They'll come in handy!
Posted: 1:06 pm on October 14th

ravenryder ravenryder writes: I might pick up a set, if they ever go on sale.
Posted: 1:02 pm on October 14th

MSharp MSharp writes: I've got the milk, where are the cookies???
Posted: 12:59 pm on October 14th

williamchall williamchall writes: Looks great. I'd love to see more products like these.
Posted: 12:50 pm on October 14th

DCrawford DCrawford writes: Looks like a really useful invention. I'll probably pick up a set next time I'm at Rockler.
Posted: 12:47 pm on October 14th

dave100 dave100 writes: What an ingenious invention. I can't wait to try them out
Posted: 12:38 pm on October 14th

optreon1 optreon1 writes: You would think, after all the years we have been making tools, we have invented them all.
I have a 1 bedroom condo with a 11' X 20' yard. I transform my outdoor table from dinning area to wood shop on a daily basis. I love small, well thought out, multitaskers that really perform. The Bench cookies are excatly what I need.
I can't wait for the next great invention.
Posted: 12:30 pm on October 14th

billkm billkm writes: Going to Rockler to pick up these cookies! If they perform half as good as everyone is saying, then I'm in. Anything to save time.
Posted: 12:21 pm on October 14th

bigwoods bigwoods writes: I tried to put a pic in the box but it did not work now how do i do that and I will use the cookies if i recieve them.
Posted: 12:19 pm on October 14th

sk2tobin sk2tobin writes: Hey so I finally got my picture changed, so now I am ready to win some bench cookies!
Posted: 12:16 pm on October 14th

ThunderShred ThunderShred writes: Always like the free stuff. But, if I don't win, I think I'll buy some anyway. Or make some...
Posted: 12:08 pm on October 14th

gatheringwood gatheringwood writes: Well, it appears that I may be too late, but I sure would like to try a set of the bench cookies. I think that they may be very handy to have in the shop for sanding and finishing.
Posted: 12:04 pm on October 14th

woodshopjunkie woodshopjunkie writes: Count me in. I use similar a system with wood blocks and old mouse pads glued to them, but these are much more streamlined and would go great in MY shop.
Posted: 12:04 pm on October 14th

edenes edenes writes: After viewing the demo video for Bench Cookies, I surmised that these valuable items will be most helpful for those of us with limited resources. Certainly these cookies could be used on almost any flat horizontal surface to do routing should we be using our bench top for another project!
Posted: 12:03 pm on October 14th

klezmerman klezmerman writes: They look tasty.
Posted: 11:59 am on October 14th

rudawg7890 rudawg7890 writes: Arrrg!!! Shiver me timbers and gimme my cookies!!!
Sorry, couldn't resist!!
Been looking at these on lately... seem pretty handy!! But, thanks to FWW I've been devoted my shop time to tuning my newly aquired jointer, which is probably at least 10 years old! Anyone ever hear of IMS Jointers? Can't find them on the web!
Posted: 11:49 am on October 14th

nielsenja nielsenja writes: Unlike other "hold-down" products, these cookies appear to require minimal contact with the piece being worked on and provide sufficient height to allow air circulation for dust collection all around. It also looks like they store in a very small space, making them easy to use when needed and easy to get out of the way when they're not. Kudos to the folks at Rockler! They just keep coming up with neat stuff to help us enjoy our hobby more, and at reasonable prices.

As for the Rockler store here in Atlanta/Sandy Springs, I can't say enough about the friendly, knowledgeable staff that goes with the products!
Posted: 11:45 am on October 14th

wmaruyama wmaruyama writes: I've got to see for myself how these little cookie things work. sounds like a great idea if it really does hold things in their place!!
Posted: 11:44 am on October 14th

RussJr RussJr writes: I purchased a pack of these and could not be more pleased. I use a Lamello lipping planer to flush trim melamine shelf boards with solid wood facing. In the past I would have to clamp the boards down, unclamp and turn, clamp again, etc. With these "cookies" it is much easier and I have not had the need to clamp a board of any size. Great item.
Posted: 11:44 am on October 14th

pairodox pairodox writes: Already have a couple but could always use more...Love 'em.
Posted: 11:44 am on October 14th

RussJr RussJr writes: I purchased a pack of these and could not be more pleased. I use a Lamello lipping planer to flush trim melamine shelf boards with solid wood facing. In the past I would have to clamp the boards down, unclamp and turn, clamp again, etc. With these "cookies" it is much easier and I have not had the need to clamp a board of any size. Great item.
Posted: 11:43 am on October 14th

Richard4450 Richard4450 writes: I am between houses and have no shop space! Soon I will be setting up a new shop and Bench Cookies would be a great addition.

Posted: 11:37 am on October 14th

nielsenja nielsenja writes: Unlike other "hold-down" products, these cookies appear to require minimal contact with the piece being worked on and provide sufficient height to allow air circulation for dust collection all around. It also looks like they store in a very small space, making them easy to use when needed and easy to get out of the way when they're not. Kudos to the folks at Rockler! They just keep coming up with neat stuff to help us enjoy our hobby more, and at reasonable prices.

As for the Rockler store here in Atlanta/Sandy Springs, I can't say enough about the friendly, knowledgeable staff that goes with the products!
Posted: 11:36 am on October 14th

Ron_C Ron_C writes: I sometimes refer to fast food burgers as "slippery pucks". These bench cookies would be the opposite: "sticky pucks".
Posted: 11:34 am on October 14th

seko seko writes: Just the zazz my shop needs!
Posted: 11:34 am on October 14th

bluellen bluellen writes: Kaboodle, the shop cat, sez.........I need these for all of my projects.
Posted: 11:23 am on October 14th

nadsenoj nadsenoj writes: Well I have to admit that I already have a set of these, but they are very handy to have around the shop...and like clamps, you can't have enuf of them.
Posted: 11:20 am on October 14th

dekalsky dekalsky writes: I would love some cookies up here in Canada via this contest!! Shipping from Rockler is a killer and is often more than the cost of the product. I am definitely a cookie monster and can bake up a storm. I can not make these ones so please send them my way. Many thanks,
Posted: 11:12 am on October 14th

TiminMintHill TiminMintHill writes: Well...didn't have time to play with the creation of custom avatar in my own image...but, this little bunny always makes my wife and I smile seeing it on a dogwood tree outside the kitchen window.
Posted: 11:09 am on October 14th

shaffer765 shaffer765 writes: I'm sure they work great. I use something similar I made from blocks of wood with pieces of old "mousepad" glued on, but I'll take a store-bought set if you'll send them!
Posted: 11:07 am on October 14th

timussy timussy writes: I bought these bench cookies the first time I saw them. Have not regretted it one bit, they work exactly as advertised. I couldn't get them to slip with either random orbital or belt sander, they stuck like they were glued down.Highly recommend that you buy at least two sets , so that you always have enough!
Posted: 11:04 am on October 14th

DanSullivan DanSullivan writes: Cookies look like a great idea. Actually they look like they could be made with blocks of wood, rubber pads cut to size, & rubber cement ... but if you want to save me the trouble & give me some, that's even better!
Posted: 11:01 am on October 14th

ZeroG_Guy ZeroG_Guy writes: Hmm...I wonder what woodworking in space would be like?...I had better stick to a place where I can use these cookies!
Posted: 10:58 am on October 14th

MikeRunning MikeRunning writes: Send cookies. I'm always hungry for new
Posted: 10:56 am on October 14th

CaseQuarter CaseQuarter writes: Bench cookies? Ever since I got that granite top tablesaw I prefer to eat my cookies off of it. It doesn't mind the spilled milk.
Posted: 10:54 am on October 14th

Poolhound Poolhound writes: I did pickup a set of these and they work great. I used them only this weekend when sanding a butchers block cutting board. It raised the workpiece away from the bench and held it rock solid.

I could always use anither set - hint, hint ;-)
Posted: 10:46 am on October 14th

exit104 exit104 writes: OK, one avatar... Frankly, I really do look a LOT like the picture.

Posted: 10:39 am on October 14th

jdorris jdorris writes: I saw them at Rockler. They appear to work as claimed. Don't know why I didn't pick up a set. Maybe his giveaway is why, who knows.
Posted: 10:35 am on October 14th

jhonbaker jhonbaker writes: I'd Change mine, but I like it. These B.C. are fantastic I think, not too expensive and an idea I almost cannot believe is new. A mat is one thing but it never raised the work a little above the table for the router bits. awesome accessory.
Posted: 10:34 am on October 14th

LWillis LWillis writes: Naturally, I already have a set of these cookies. Bought 'em on sale. They work just as they're supposed to work, and I sure wish I'd dreamed up this idea. If I win (fat chance, of course), I'll give them to one of my buddies who I know is too cheap to buy them for himself. He hasn't yet figured out that this woodworking thing is all about getting tools...

Posted: 10:34 am on October 14th

Philip_Hand Philip_Hand writes: Sign me up. Would love to have them!
Posted: 10:33 am on October 14th

Dougfur58 Dougfur58 writes: Cookies? Who doesn't love cookies. My favorite is shortbread, but I'll take a pair of bench cookies.
Posted: 10:27 am on October 14th

Art_Brazee Art_Brazee writes: I was at Rockler yesterday and they had the cookies on the counter - wow, I was impressed. these things are not a gimmick - they work very well.
Posted: 10:23 am on October 14th

cowdog80 cowdog80 writes: Why not?

Greensboro, NC
Posted: 10:23 am on October 14th

MDCustom MDCustom writes: Don't think I would buy these unless I had a set to try first. But, when i like a tool, I am one to let the local woodworking community know about it! I'm a bit of a tool hound.
Posted: 10:16 am on October 14th

EricBr EricBr writes: Take 2 (the first time my avatar did not display).

I updated my avatar (I stole if from the cover of "Handplane Essentials" by Christopher Schwarz because it is a great book and got me started - and hooked on - handplanes).

Posted: 10:14 am on October 14th

pbibbo pbibbo writes: Pick me, pick me, I never win anything!
Posted: 10:13 am on October 14th

EricBr EricBr writes: I updated my avatar (I stole if from the cover of "Handplane Essentials" by Christopher Schwarz because it is a great book and got me started - and hooked on - handplanes).

Posted: 10:09 am on October 14th

AdrienneBurt AdrienneBurt writes: Mmmm... My husband loooves cookies. And gadgets. So this is the best of both worlds.
Posted: 10:09 am on October 14th

pierceaero pierceaero writes: My husband built his bench using maple bowling alley sections. These would be a perfect complement to it.
Posted: 10:03 am on October 14th

cubby2321 cubby2321 writes: My dog likes cookies!!
Posted: 10:01 am on October 14th

BrianG BrianG writes: Avatar shmavatar. You get a picture... :-)
Posted: 9:57 am on October 14th

Chief_Smith Chief_Smith writes: Cookies sound good
Posted: 9:54 am on October 14th

Red_F Red_F writes: I'm curious if these cookies live up to all that they claim.
Posted: 9:53 am on October 14th

JimV JimV writes: Need me some of them Bench Cookies!
Posted: 9:51 am on October 14th

Greasetattoo Greasetattoo writes: COOKIES?
Who said "COOKIES"
I'm in!
Posted: 9:47 am on October 14th

BobMc BobMc writes: My router eats bench cookies for breakfast.
Posted: 9:46 am on October 14th

philtomlinson philtomlinson writes: I too have heard great things about the cookies and would love to try a set of them! Promise to submit a thorough review!
Posted: 9:46 am on October 14th

biff_kpv biff_kpv writes: I have wanted to try these... they look like a great idea!
Posted: 9:46 am on October 14th

JoeBaxter.USN JoeBaxter.USN writes: Me. Want. COOKIES!
Posted: 9:43 am on October 14th

BrnHornt BrnHornt writes: Been wanting to try these puppies...but they closed my local Rockler, so been waiting for more items to order....they're not too expensive, but paying 5-10 bucks to ship them? No thanks :)
Posted: 9:38 am on October 14th

jeffsmyth1950 jeffsmyth1950 writes: toot sweet , send me the cookies
Posted: 9:32 am on October 14th

wdwerker wdwerker writes: I currently use shelf liner as mats, comes in a roll at Costco, works the same as the stuff I bought at a wood show. I would like to try the cookies!
Posted: 9:32 am on October 14th

Kikodoss Kikodoss writes: I think it's safe to say that all the "cookie" related comments have already been made, so let me simply say


Posted: 9:25 am on October 14th

doreps doreps writes: Cookies can be fattening ... Beware!
Posted: 9:21 am on October 14th

KevinEM KevinEM writes: I've enabled cookies on my PC to increase my chance of winning. :)

Posted: 9:20 am on October 14th

lewunique lewunique writes: Cookies! Yummy, I would love to try them!
Posted: 9:13 am on October 14th

boobles2 boobles2 writes: I just love woodworking and would like to try Bench cookies, please enter me
Posted: 9:13 am on October 14th

HandleyPageMonoplane HandleyPageMonoplane writes: I love Fine Woodworking and Rockler. Keep up the good work.
Posted: 9:09 am on October 14th

SuperTal SuperTal writes: Looks like a winner to me! I need these today!! :)
Posted: 9:04 am on October 14th

SuperTal SuperTal writes: Looks like a winner to me! I need these today!! :)
Posted: 9:04 am on October 14th

derekcastell derekcastell writes: These look totally handy - I am sure that I could use them when I am working on my vintage car as well (sanding small parts). Really cool!
Posted: 8:55 am on October 14th

bkik bkik writes: man, this drawing goes on until Nov 12! That's gonna be a LOT of entries. Win me a cookie!
Posted: 8:54 am on October 14th

jneel jneel writes: I could definitely use a set of these!
Posted: 8:54 am on October 14th

professorss professorss writes: Simple solution to vexing problem.
Posted: 8:53 am on October 14th

RippySkippy RippySkippy writes: Hey! I should get xtra Son's name is Asa, as is my middle name, my grandfathers middle name, and my great-great Grandfather's name, just like the cookie photographer!

But heck yeah...I'd be glad to test'em!
Posted: 8:49 am on October 14th

djgtor djgtor writes: Never heard of those cookies...they look tasty...mmmmm....cookies...
Posted: 8:47 am on October 14th

BobStretch BobStretch writes: Any tool in a storm. :)
Posted: 8:45 am on October 14th

chris78681 chris78681 writes: I did it, can I have milk with my cookies ?
Posted: 8:43 am on October 14th

Corravoo Corravoo writes: I keep hearing about these cookies, would love to try out a set
Posted: 8:42 am on October 14th

kenrup kenrup writes: I suspect that these cookies are a bit chewier then my favorite tall house cookies.
Posted: 8:41 am on October 14th

LBF LBF writes: I'll take the Walnut Chip Cookies, please
Posted: 8:40 am on October 14th

DesertWalt DesertWalt writes: I'm gluten intolerant so I don't get to eat cookies very often, but I'm looking forward to having a big plate full of Bench Cookies.
Posted: 8:36 am on October 14th

dhyton dhyton writes: Awesome, I need a new hockey puck
Posted: 8:35 am on October 14th

Ramps Ramps writes: Oh by do I feel stupid
I was looking at the wrong end of the posts to see if my post was successfully submitted ... sorry
I'd love to give to cookies a workout
Posted: 8:33 am on October 14th

snackman41 snackman41 writes: I would like to try out these cookies. I have a small workshop and rarely have enough clamps. I have seen them on the counter at Rockler in Denver.
Posted: 8:32 am on October 14th

DFLAKE DFLAKE writes: I walked into Rockler a couple of months ago and I saw their display of Cookies and immediately saw the usefulness of the cookies, so I bought two sets (8) of the cookies. I use them for large sanding and routering tasks. I have cut down on the amount of clamps I use to hold a project because I just throw a couple of cookies under the project and the project gets completed faster due to no clamps to move and reset up. But I can always use more Cookies.
Posted: 8:23 am on October 14th

Edward Edward writes: Cookies! You can't handle the cookies! My apologies to Mr. Nicholson.
Posted: 8:18 am on October 14th

JACain JACain writes: These things look great. No surprise taht it comes from Rockler...
Posted: 8:17 am on October 14th

teddytrons teddytrons writes: Cookies!!!! Me love cookies!!!
Posted: 8:16 am on October 14th

mroadster mroadster writes: All done, may I have a cookie?
Posted: 8:15 am on October 14th

andyet andyet writes: I ordered a set of these cookies from Rockler! They work extremely well. Even better than I had hoped.

I put them on a table top and put a work piece on top of them and it never moves. Sanding or Routing is much easier with these.

Good luck to all in being chosen.

Posted: 8:15 am on October 14th

Ramps Ramps writes: trid twice I give up .. it doesn't like me
Posted: 8:12 am on October 14th

Densul Densul writes: I'm skeptical about the cookies. I'd like to try them, to see if they really help.
Posted: 8:12 am on October 14th

Ramps Ramps writes: Don't know if Ausies are in draw this time but thought it was a good opportunity to update the profile anyway.
This is the work I did when I didn't have a workshop
Posted: 8:11 am on October 14th

Angelfire7 Angelfire7 writes: White Chocolate Macadamia...what? Dang! Wrong type of cookies!
Posted: 7:56 am on October 14th

Ramps Ramps writes: Not sure if us Ausies are in the running but it was a good excuse to update my profile anyway.
My avatar is me displaying the work I did when I didn't have a I'm building a house!
Posted: 7:52 am on October 14th

nxxtxxa nxxtxxa writes: Hola me gustan las galletas
Posted: 7:52 am on October 14th

PeteMohr PeteMohr writes: Love them cookies!!!
Count me in . . .

Posted: 7:51 am on October 14th

cts1085 cts1085 writes: Nothing like entering a contest in the morning - unless you are making shavings!
Posted: 7:51 am on October 14th

RonKasco RonKasco writes: Cookies, I like cookies. And snack, and treats and cutoffs from the shop.
Posted: 7:50 am on October 14th

slingle slingle writes: mmm....cookies...oh, wait, wrong cookies! I am curious as to whether the bench cookies live up to the hype recently.
Posted: 7:43 am on October 14th

hannon hannon writes: Cookies, cookies, cookies

Please gimmie cookies!
Posted: 7:31 am on October 14th

Cajunnman Cajunnman writes: Those Bench Cookies look great, would love to have some!
Posted: 7:12 am on October 14th

woodmuncher woodmuncher writes:
" Give me the cookies mummy "
Posted: 7:09 am on October 14th

mknsawdust mknsawdust writes: Will there be cold milk served with the cookies?
Posted: 7:09 am on October 14th

Alban Alban writes: Those cookies look pretty good. I was in Rockler the other day and they feel pretty soft and squishy but I wonder how well they'll grab after repeated use? Has anyone tried them yet?
Posted: 7:06 am on October 14th

chipncut chipncut writes: I LOVE COOKIES!

My favorite is Oatmeal, & Raisin, but I might have to try some of these.
Posted: 6:44 am on October 14th

thaBuce thaBuce writes: My avatar is a L-shaped Bar I built my Daughter and Son-in-law as a wedding present.

I sure could have used those cookies in that build.

I hope to use them on my next project. It will be the hanging wall cabinet from your video projects.

Posted: 6:39 am on October 14th

TrevorML TrevorML writes: these look like they would be just excellent for my needs... having absolutely no shop to work in... no bench even... I desperately need something to stop my work slipping on the kitchen table!!!!!

cheers from Oz
Posted: 6:36 am on October 14th

robertm348 robertm348 writes: Oooh! Oooh! Pick me! Pick Me! Pullleeeezeee! These would surely magically transform me into the master craftsman I so want to be!
Posted: 6:35 am on October 14th

bowlinggeek56 bowlinggeek56 writes: These things are cool, What a great idea
Posted: 6:12 am on October 14th

DaveHarrison DaveHarrison writes: Bench Cookies - yes please!
Posted: 5:09 am on October 14th

JamesMichaelFurniture JamesMichaelFurniture writes: What a great way to get us WW'ers to update our info! My avatar is a block plane that I found in Iraq on patrol. The name on the plane is SOGUARD made in the USA. I just thought it was cool to have a woodworking momento from war.
Posted: 4:52 am on October 14th

Sablebadger Sablebadger writes: I changed my avatar to a picture of me and my shop buddy. He likes cookies too.
Posted: 4:29 am on October 14th

verty411 verty411 writes: WooHoo.. just call me the Cookie Monster! :)
Posted: 4:03 am on October 14th

kerriblue kerriblue writes: The good news about the cookies has even travelled "Down Under". So far they are scarce as hen's teeth here but I know a few woodies who hope they'll be left on the plate for Santa this Christmas! I can think of plenty of uses for them in my shop so may have to accept the BIG shipping fees to get some if I don't win. ....You lucky folks with Rockler stores within cooee (that's Australian for "shouting distance")..
Posted: 3:46 am on October 14th

tg3k tg3k writes: My current profile pic is a bunch of cherry lathe curlies after being run through a Photoshop filter or two.

My current bench is cookiless. Hopefully that'll change in the future.
Posted: 3:30 am on October 14th

wiruss wiruss writes: Give me some cookies. Yum Yum Yum
Posted: 3:20 am on October 14th

hehaw hehaw writes: woohoo for the bench cookies
Posted: 2:36 am on October 14th

mauijim mauijim writes: Aloha from Maui!
Posted: 2:29 am on October 14th

woodworker52 woodworker52 writes: I own a set of these that I bought based on the recommendation on this site. They are great and I would love to have a second set as there are often two of working in the shop at the same time.
Posted: 11:54 pm on October 13th

williwatt williwatt writes: I could have used a set of these cookies today to get my project off the bench.
Posted: 10:46 pm on October 13th

jaromad jaromad writes: I like where your going with your site. Great improvements/enhancements. Keep it up!

Posted: 10:18 pm on October 13th

hukcats1 hukcats1 writes: Mmmm...I love cookies!
Posted: 10:01 pm on October 13th

simplyrelaxing simplyrelaxing writes: of course you can send me some :)
Posted: 9:27 pm on October 13th

captlen captlen writes: would love them
Posted: 9:21 pm on October 13th

gmoney gmoney writes: cookies!
Posted: 8:01 pm on October 13th

gmoney gmoney writes: Who wouldn't want some cookies?

Posted: 7:56 pm on October 13th

TomMc TomMc writes: I could really use these! They seem a lot simpler than the rubber mat I use today....
Posted: 5:11 pm on October 13th

SDJ13 SDJ13 writes: Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone. A [bench] cookie would cheer me up.
Posted: 3:30 pm on October 13th

weedy100 weedy100 writes: Want these!!!
Posted: 3:04 pm on October 13th

remyers remyers writes: My new avatar is a pic of me doing the inlay for the "Family Box" I posted in the gallery....kind of a neat story to the box...if you get a chance, check it out.
Posted: 2:53 pm on October 13th

swiftone swiftone writes: I could definately use some of these.
Posted: 2:52 pm on October 13th

superpickle superpickle writes: I know where I might use these! :)
Posted: 2:48 pm on October 13th

franco88 franco88 writes: Well, the avatar can be like the tree fruit....then again maybe not.
Getting judged by the only means possible is better than getting lumped in the wrong group altogether.

Cookies are almost always good!
Posted: 2:12 pm on October 13th

ksuquix ksuquix writes: C is for cookie :)
Posted: 1:57 pm on October 13th

frank T frank T writes: I really need a set of these!!!!
Posted: 1:22 pm on October 13th

Holtdoa Holtdoa writes: Opt me in please!
Posted: 12:41 pm on October 13th

GEide GEide writes: Great avatars folks. Just a reminder. To be considered in the giveaway, your profile picture CANNOT use one of the stock images FWW provides. You must upload one of your own creation. Thanks and love the creative pix. Gina,
Posted: 11:59 am on October 13th

Hermanhodges Hermanhodges writes: If it free I want it LOL
Posted: 10:56 am on October 13th

sayer_design sayer_design writes: My little helper and I are throwing a hat in this race. I promised better tasting cookies for her though....
Posted: 10:35 am on October 13th

mjonkman mjonkman writes: I'd most definitely love to have a set of these.
Posted: 9:34 am on October 13th

NickJW NickJW writes: I don't suppose there's much chance of you sending them to the UK, but here goes anyway.
Posted: 8:42 am on October 13th

Triumph1 Triumph1 writes: There is always room for dessert!
Posted: 7:39 am on October 13th

JLYoung JLYoung writes: "C" is for cookie, that's good enough for me!
Posted: 7:11 am on October 13th

pplemens pplemens writes: mmm...cookies!
Posted: 6:58 am on October 13th

pugilato pugilato writes: I like cookies...
Posted: 2:23 am on October 13th

bruno2you bruno2you writes: I love cookies. Is there milk?
Posted: 12:51 am on October 13th

SeaQuest SeaQuest writes: I would love a set of Bench Cookies, we can't buy them here in Canada!!
Posted: 12:46 am on October 13th

Brian Bush Brian Bush writes: The Bench Cookies sound awesome. I hope I win some!
Posted: 12:11 am on October 13th

tomm842 tomm842 writes: Here's my homework. Where's my cookie? ;)
Posted: 10:28 pm on October 12th

highpro highpro writes: I'm sure I could use some of those!
Posted: 10:27 pm on October 12th

Jerbo Jerbo writes: I was at Rockler the other day and as I was checking out I asked the usual question "Well, what else do you have that I can't live without...?"

The guy said "Want some cookies?" I said "Sure!" not knowing he meant bench cookies.

I forgot about them and left them in the front seat of the car. A couple of days later my wife said "You think you're funny don't you? I got in the car and saw that package that said cookies on it and got all excited!"

LOL. The funny thing is they work great. I plan to buy another set if I don't win them.

Posted: 10:23 pm on October 12th

jedgberi jedgberi writes: I would like a pair of these as chocolate chip cookies don't hold work pieces very well.
Posted: 9:56 pm on October 12th

skandic skandic writes: everything is better in pairs, including cookies!
Posted: 9:17 pm on October 12th

dowelman dowelman writes: I have been really curious about these every since they came out. But, I am trying to update my hand plane fleet so all the spare funds have went for that. My avatar is my sweet little papillion dog "Gisele".

Posted: 8:42 pm on October 12th

WoodLess WoodLess writes: If I win these lovely bench cookies I will have no excuse not to build a bench to put them on.

Posted: 7:48 pm on October 12th

johndk johndk writes: Ok, I haven't really checked with my bench. But I'm going to guess it likes cookies.... maybe I'll share.

Posted: 7:47 pm on October 12th

Woody1202 Woody1202 writes: I have been considering buying some of these... maybe I won,t have to!
Posted: 6:27 pm on October 12th

LarryMarshall LarryMarshall writes: I love cookies. I love benches. I'm sure I'd love Bench Cookies. Saw the video from the show and they looked like a great way to support work. Changed my avatar. Hope I don't scare anyone.

Cheers --- Larry
Posted: 4:57 pm on October 12th

slydogx slydogx writes: mmmm....cookies
Posted: 4:36 pm on October 12th

Blackwill Blackwill writes: Done. Gimmee gimmee gimmee....
Posted: 4:21 pm on October 12th

MikeLingenfelter MikeLingenfelter writes: I love cookies! Can I get a baker's dozen? :)


Posted: 3:43 pm on October 12th

lsteed lsteed writes: Love the bench cookies--they would be even better if they were in my shop!!
Posted: 2:32 pm on October 12th

JMSidhu JMSidhu writes: My twin 3-year olds love cookies. Maybe these would get them interested in woodworking.....
Posted: 2:29 pm on October 12th

saschafer saschafer writes: From a photo I took in South Africa last year.
Posted: 1:59 pm on October 12th

bko bko writes: I would love to try out these bench cookies! They look yummy for routing edges.

Posted: 12:46 pm on October 12th

JBJONES JBJONES writes: New to the FWW community...I would love some of those cookies!
Posted: 12:19 pm on October 12th

WildwoodWorkbench WildwoodWorkbench writes: Ooo, I'd like a set of cookies. I've heard great things about them.

Changed my pic to a crib I built for my kiddos a few years back. (and finally stopped lurking and signed up)
Posted: 11:50 am on October 12th

PurdueDan PurdueDan writes: I finally changed my pic. It is a rare one of me working.
Posted: 11:45 am on October 12th

butchf18a butchf18a writes: looks like a great, yet simple, device to make life in the shop a little easier, Add me to the list
Posted: 11:12 am on October 12th

GEide GEide writes: Thumbs up on the backstory Beckum. And hats off--I know that you've had an avatar/profile pix for a while now.
Posted: 11:01 am on October 12th

Beckum Beckum writes: My profile pic? Simply put .... "Can someone help me get this monkey off my back?" This is a picture of a truck driver's pet that decided to use my shoulder as a perch. It was taken out west in a truck stop. It is one of those cool memories that I like to keep close.

Now on to the bench cookies ... great idea, if they work as well as claimed.

Best of luck in all you do!
Posted: 10:47 am on October 12th

GEide GEide writes: Just kicking the commenting off here--since I work for FW, I'm obviously not in the running for the Bench Cookies. Had a little fun this a.m. redoing my profile pix in photoshop. Love the filter --> brush strokes tool. Sorry, my avatar is a little "school picture" ish... but it's a start. :)
Posted: 10:17 am on October 12th

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