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John Elliott, Jackson, MI, US
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Recent comments


Re: UPDATE: Wooden Boxes, by Doug Stowe and Strother Purdy

His work is fantastic, love to get the book.

Re: UPDATE: Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman by Peter Korn

Ever since I found this book on Amazon I have been planning on getting it. The why's we build is as important as the hows.

Re: UPDATE: Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Sharpening by Thomas Lie-Nielsen

More info on sharpening is always great, and in your publishing history it is great.

Re: UPDATE: Read a review of Wooden Boxes by the giveaway winner

This box would make a great gift as well as a useful book to learn from

Re: UPDATE: Turning Toys with Richard Raffan

A good book to help teach turning to kids

Re: UPDATE: Blanket Chests by Scott Gibson and Peter Turner

This would be great, I need to make one for our daughter

Re: UPDATE: The Unplugged Woodshop: Handcrafted Projects for the Home & Workshop by Tom Fidgen

If this is like his first, it will be great! I looking forward to reading it.

Re: UPDATE: In the Greene & Greene Style: Projects and Details for the Woodworker by Darrell Peart

This looks like a great book to own

Re: UPDATE: Turning Wood with Richard Raffan, 3rd edition

This would be an excellent addition to my turning

Re: UPDATE: Win an all-access pass to Fine Woodworking Live 2013!

This would absolutely great. Sign me up

Re: UPDATE: Renaissance Intarsia, edited by Luca Trevisan

I would really like this, but it is over my poor budget, so put me in

Re: UPDATE:French Polishing: Finishing and restoring using traditional techniques by Derek Jones

This would be a great birthday gift.

Re: UPDATE: The Foundations of Better Woodworking by Jeff Miller

I am looking forward to reading this book. It looks great.

Re: UPDATE: Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac by Tommy MacDonald and Laurie Donnelly

I Think this would be a good to have. Put my name in.

Re: UPDATE: Routers & Router Tables from the editors of Fine Woodworking

A router, powered and human powered is vital in my shop. I would like to see this book.

Re: UPDATE: Sharpening & Tuning Hand Planes and Chisels by Hendrik Varju

This would be great.

Re: UPDATE: Refinishing Furniture Made Simple (with DVD) by Jeff Jewitt

I can always use another finishing book

Re: UPDATE: Refinishing Furniture Made Simple (with DVD) by Jeff Jewitt

I can always use another finishing book!

Re: UPDATE: Making a Welsh Stick Chair with Hugh Roberts

sign me up

Re: UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Style Coffee Table with Gregory Paolini

I think this would be great. I

Re: UPDATE: Arts & Crafts Style Coffee Table with Gregory Paolini

Count me in on this one. It looks great!

Re: UPDATE: Making Wood Tools with John Wilson

This could be a very helpful book.

Re: UPDATE: Practical Furniture Design from Fine Woodworking

This would be an interesting book. Count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Google SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers - The Basics with Dave Richards

Throw me in to the hopper as well.

Re: UPDATE: Windsor Chairmaking by James Mursell

To finish my masters in Woodworking I need to build a chair. This would be very helpful.

Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodworking Best Workbenches from the editors of Fine Woodworking and a special magazine issue, Workbenches.

I would have worked longer on the name of the book, but I sure could use it. Count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Woodworking 101 by Aime Fraser, Matthew Teague, and Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk

sign me up. I could use these to help new students.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Guitar Lessons by Bob Taylor

This would be great. I have been playing for 30 years and repaired other stringed instruments during that whole time. I have been thinking about building one. This would help. Thanks

Re: UPDATE: DVD Giveaway: Fine Woodworking 2011 Annual Collection

I sure would like this, but it's too rich for someone on disability. Sign me up.

Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodstrip Canoe Building from Bear Mountain Boats

This idea floats for me.

Re: UPDATE: Using Your Router and Router Table Safely by Hendrik Varju

This would be a great addition. Put me in.

Re: UPDATE: Building Small Cabinets by Doug Stowe

This looks like a very interesting book.I'd love to win this.

Re: UPDATE: 2011 Fine Woodworking Archive DVD-ROM (1975 - 2011)

Please write me in. I would love to have it, but to rich for a guy on disability.

Re: UPDATE: Building Small Cabinets by Doug Stowe

This would be a great book to have.

Re: Ribbon Box

Wow, this is really great! I would love to see how you did it.

Re: UPDATE: Building Doors & Drawers by Andy Rae

Sign me up

Re: UPDATE: Building Doors & Drawers by Andy Rae

Sign me up

Re: UPDATE: Using and Tuning Your Bandsaw by Hendrik Varju

His stuff is great! Count me in, please.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: 4 "issues" of The Missing Shop Manual series

That wood be great!

Re: UPDATE: Turning Segmented Lamps by Ralph S. Buckland

Count me in, please

Re: UPDDATE: Shop Improvements: Outstanding ideas from the world's finest woodworkers from Fine Woodworking magazine

I would sure like a copy of this book,, count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Acanthus Carving and Design by Bob Yorburg & Hans Sandom, Illustrator

This looks like a must buy.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Hand Planes in the Modern Shop by Kerry Pierce

This looks great.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Working with Routers from Fine Woodworking

This would be great, count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Woodworking Techniques from Fine Woodworking

It looks good, count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Woodturning Spindle Projects by Alan Holtham

Looks like a great book to read. Put me in.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements by Tony Kubalak

It sure looks like a book that would be very helpful to have around the shop.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Beginning Picture Marquetry by Lawrence Threadgold

I would sure enjoy reading this book, put my name in the pot.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Greene and Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light by David Mathias

The Green and Green is my choice in styles. It would be a great book to have.

Re: Can you wipe on a water-based finish?

I used Valspa water base poly on two floors. Both came out very well, no smell, didn't have to wait for next coat but for a couple hours. I used a lamb's skin and a rag on stairs. It looks great.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Making Wooden Chess Sets by Jim Kape

This would be a good read.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Esherick, Maloof, Nakashima: Homes of the Master Wood Artisans by Tina Skinner

This would be a great book to read.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Back to Basics: Setting Up Your Workshop from Fox Chapel Publishing

I'm in the process of redoing my shop after a tree fell on it. This book would sure help.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: The Chairmaker's Workshop by Drew Langsner

Chairmaking is something that I have no done, except for a rocker sometimes ago. I think this book might help get me started again.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Make Your Own Walking Sticks by Charles Self

With my backbone damage this my come in very handy.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: The Wood Finisher's Handbook by Sam Allen

I'm working with conservation and restoration. I would like to read this. Thanks

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Wood Turning, from Tree to Table by Bill Bowers and Wooden Bowls from the Scroll Saw by Carole Rothman

Woodturning is something that I am just getting into. I think this book could help. Thanks, please include me.

Re: UPDATED: Giveaway and Poll: The Most Requested Woodworking Gifts of 2009

The small plow plane from Lee Valley

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Craftsman Furniture Projects from the editors of Woodworker's Journal

This would be great, count me in.

Re: Update: DVD Giveaway: Working with Plywood by Hendrik Varju

Sounds like a great DVD. Add me in the drawing.

Re: UPDATED: What Tools Are on Your Holiday Wish List?

1. Veritas® Skew Rabbet Plane
2. Iron Edge-Trimming Plane (ie. #95)
3. Veritas® Small Plow Plane

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Zany Wooden Toys that Whiz, Spin, Pop and Fly by Bob Gilsdorf

I have 3 grandgirls that would love some of these from the book.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Modern Cabinet Work by Percy A. Wells and John Hooper

I think this book would help someone like me that is just considering woodworking in a business sense.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Modern Cabinet Work by Percy A. Wells and John Hooper

Sounds good, count me in.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Step-By-Step Guitar Making by Alex Willis

I've played one for years and have done restoration on others, but I would like to build one.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Step-By-Step Guitar Making by Alex Willis

I've played for years and thought about building one.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: New Masters of the Wooden Box by Oscar P. Fitzgerald

It looks like a great book.


count me in

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Essential Guide to the Steel Square by Ken Horner

Put my name in

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Shop Drawings for Greene & Greene Furniture by Robert W. Lang

Count me in, Thanks

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: American Furniture 2003, Edited by Luke Beckerdite

The Book looks great, put my hat in the ring for it.

Re: UPDATE:DVD Giveaway: Revelations on Table Saw Set-up & Safety by Hendrik Varju

Yes, Please



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