Recent comments

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Getting the Most from your Wood-Buying Bucks

A unique and important subject. All woodworkers need this book, including me.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: BOOK GIVEAWAY: 500 Tables (Updated with winner)

Don't hate me just because I'm pretty.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Tables You Can Make, from the editors of Woodworker's Journal

This looks like an interesting book. I like the kitchen work station on the cover.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Civil War Woodworking by A.J. Hamler

I've seen this book and would love to have a copy of it. There are several projects I'd like to do.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Windsor Chairmaking by James Mursell

I love Windsor chairs and I'd love to win a copy of this book. Pick me, pick me [photo of crazy woodworker jumping up and down here]

Cheers --- Larry

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

I'm of the opinion that you can never learn enough about finishing so I'd love a copy of this book.

Cheers --- Larry

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

The easy answer is 'everything on my Lee Valley wishlist' but I guess that's not fair.

1) LV plow plane
2) LV router plane (the big one)
3) Wenzloff 14" tenon saw
4) Hock blades for #5 & #3
5) 100 board feet of cherry
6) 100 board feet of beech
7) A couple Veritas hold downs
8) Rockler bench cookies

I believe I've just broken the bank.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: The Mysterious Case of the Exploding Shellac Can

I haven't had your experience with shellac but I have had it with nitrocellulose dope (used to paint airplanes). In that case it wasn't the finish that had deteriorated but rather the can. Seems these coated cans have a finite lifespan that is less than desireable at times and once the coating dies, the can simply rusts, turning your finish into a brown stain.

Cheers --- Larry Marshall, aka woodnbits

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

I just love reprints of older woodworking texts. I guess it dates me but they always present methods close to my way of working (grin). Would love to have a copy.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: Bench Cookie Giveaway

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

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

Greene& Greene furniture is classy. I'd love to have a copy of this book.

Cheers --- Larry Marshall

Re: A book full of wooden boxes

This looks like a wonderful book. Odd that the cover you show here and the one on Amazon are different. Both featured boxes, though, are interesting, and novel projects.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: Is it OK to sell furniture based on FWW articles?

I agree with everything you've said with one exception, and I'm surprised you said it.

If the bench plan is "in the public domain", then you, nor Jensen have anything to say about its use. I doubt, however, that your publisher would share your opinion as they hold copyright over at least the layout and presentation of that plan. Jensen, unless he's relinquished his rights to FWW via contract, owns the copyright. Thus its use IS under someone's control.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Turning Boxes with Threaded Lids by Bill Bowers

This looks like a great book. Would love to learn how to turn threaded lids.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: The New Woodworker Handbook by Tom Hintz

I could use help doing anything "wisely."

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Traditional American Rooms

As a miniaturist, information on classic rooms is invaluable. I'd love to have a copy of this book.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Early American Country Furniture

This looks to be a wonderful book on an overlooked area of furniture history.

Cheers --- Larry

Re: Book Giveaway: Fine Art of Carving Lovespoons

I've only been carving (caricatures) for a couple months but I love these lovespoons and want to give one a try. THis book looks great.

Re: Book Giveaway: Furniture Restoration - Step-by-Step Tips and Techniques for Professional Results

This looks like a book I need in my library. Love the cover.

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