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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Workshop Machines

comments (32) June 27th, 2010 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
thumbs up no recommendations


Workshop Machines from the editors of Fine Woodworking magazine
Taunton Press, 2005.
$17.95; 160 pp.

Workshop Machines is from the “New Best of Fine Woodworking” series and is a collection of articles from Fine Woodworking magazine about how to use machines safely and efficiently and what to do when they get out of tune. Some of the articles in the book include how to choose the best bandsaw blade for a particular job, how to straighten warped lumber on a jointer, and how to set the blade of a tablesaw parallel to the miter-gauge slot.

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

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Comments (32)

Rowdymon Rowdymon writes: I would love the chance to give you my thoughts on this book...

Sign me up
Posted: 1:27 pm on July 1st

RalphBarker RalphBarker writes: Could this be my first won'd-'er book? ;-)

Posted: 10:31 am on June 30th

clayandnancy clayandnancy writes: Boy that book would sure be handy. I have several old iron machines and some new, just moved my shop and want to set up all of them along with refurbishing the older ones.
Posted: 10:19 am on June 30th

pjpryor pjpryor writes: I am always looking to add to my knowledge base and would appreciate this book very much.
Posted: 8:19 am on June 30th

calouche calouche writes: Love my hand tools, but it's the machines that take the slog out of the job. It's also the machines that will remove a finger or two. More understanding, the better.
Posted: 8:58 pm on June 29th

Croc Croc writes: thanks can't get too many ww books.
Posted: 8:09 pm on June 29th

Triumph1 Triumph1 writes: Always could use a good read!
Posted: 7:20 pm on June 29th

MLT MLT writes: Thank you for offering this - looks like it has a lot of valuable info for novice and experienced WW'ers alike.
Posted: 3:57 pm on June 29th

Zaroff Zaroff writes: me me me me .... it's my Birthday tomorrow ;)
Posted: 2:58 pm on June 29th

dvddttmr dvddttmr writes: book please
Posted: 11:18 am on June 29th

scottglatham scottglatham writes: I can always use a new book especially since I am new and setting up a shop.
Posted: 10:18 am on June 29th

BA3 BA3 writes: Sounds like a great addition for my library, which does already have several books with stains in it -- the result of getting too close to "the action" (or my sloppiness with a cup of coffee).
Posted: 10:18 am on June 29th

Ruben Ruben writes: Good book, I would also like to have it!!

Posted: 4:48 am on June 29th

DrDaryn DrDaryn writes: One can never have enough books. Woodworking is like cooking and no two people do it the same way, so having multiple sources to review makes it that much more likely I'll find a way to do something that makes sense to me and is comfortable. Thanks for the book.

Posted: 2:40 am on June 29th

DaveHarrison DaveHarrison writes: Looks good - it would be nice to win it.
Posted: 6:15 pm on June 28th

DaveHarrison DaveHarrison writes: Looks good - it would be nice to win it.
Posted: 6:14 pm on June 28th

Henning Henning writes: I have the machines. Now - how to use them?
Posted: 5:25 pm on June 28th

CapnRich CapnRich writes: I'll read it and review it for you. After that, you may want to have another press run -- maybe with a forward by my fave, Gary Rogowski.
Posted: 2:20 pm on June 28th

manu31 manu31 writes: the winner ? a loser ?
Posted: 12:52 pm on June 28th

luggage guy luggage guy writes: Thank You !
Posted: 11:50 am on June 28th

yunyou yunyou writes: Thanks for the chance to win this book.

Yunyou
Posted: 11:37 am on June 28th

jimmacgregor jimmacgregor writes: Looks like a handy book to have int he shop.
Posted: 10:38 am on June 28th

fuzzychum fuzzychum writes: Yes, please.
Posted: 10:35 am on June 28th

Water_Doc Water_Doc writes: This would be great.. Thanks!
Posted: 10:31 am on June 28th

JLYoung JLYoung writes: Count me in too please?
Posted: 9:21 am on June 28th

LBF LBF writes: I need this book.
Posted: 8:14 am on June 28th

Richardsdesignco Richardsdesignco writes: Very glad to see that you are not just trashing this fine book. It will be a great addition to someone's library
Posted: 7:54 am on June 28th

timquinn timquinn writes: Thanks for the chance.
Posted: 11:38 pm on June 27th

Maddhatter3 Maddhatter3 writes: Sounds like a fun book. Thanks for the chance at winning one.
Posted: 9:37 pm on June 27th

rodk1 rodk1 writes: Thanks for the chance, I think this would be a great book.
Posted: 8:25 pm on June 27th

Larrythewoodguy Larrythewoodguy writes: thanks for the chance to win.
Posted: 8:20 pm on June 27th

lrocneb lrocneb writes: I'd like to win the book.
Posted: 7:36 pm on June 27th

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