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Re: UPDATE: The Creative Woodturner by Terry Martin

Looks like a nice book. It might help get me started on a turning project.

Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodworking's Tables and Chairs

This looks like a great book. I love making functional things.
Thanks,
--- Steve

Re: UPDATE: 3 Book Giveaway! Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to...

Nice trio of books.I hope I win.

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

Looks like a great book to help build my woodworking skills.

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

Looks like a book I'd like to read.

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

Sharpening is a skill I definitely need to work on. I'm sure this book would really help.

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

Looks like a nice book with some good skill-building projects.

Re: UPDATE: Wood Bender's Handbook by Zachary Taylor

I've done a few bending projects but would love to learn more...

Re: UPDATE: Renaissance Intarsia, edited by Luca Trevisan

I love intracate wood inlays, particulatly on musical instruments.

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

I'd love to win this book to learn how to do a French polish finish. That would be a great finish for the guitar I want to build.

Re: UPDATE: Carving in the Round by Andrew Thomas and How to Carve Wood by Richard Butz

Looks like a great way to lean how to approach carving rather than hacking away at a picee of wood without a strategy.

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

This looks like a great book. I could always learn something valuable from a good "fundamentals" book.

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

Looks like a great book for stepping up my router skills.
Thanks,
--- Steve Heil

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

I could really use this to put an edge on my woodworking.

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

This wbook would be handy. I've got a few pieces that could use a fresh finish.

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

Looks like a challenging project. I'm sure using the video would help.
--- Steve

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

Looks like a nice video.

Re: UPDATE: Making Wood Tools with John Wilson

This looks like a great book. I want to start making some of my tools, starting with simple things like a marking gauge and moving up to planes.

Re: UPDATE: Practical Furniture Design from Fine Woodworking

Looks good! I could always use some practical knowledge.

Re: UPDATE: Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer

I've been wantinf to learn how to cut dovetails. This looks helpful.

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

This looks great. I'd like to be proficient in SketchUp so I can easily model designs for projects.
Thanks!
--- Steve

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

These books look great and I could use a workbench upgrade. My best bench has a top made from a birch veneered solid-core exterior door.

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

Looks liek a good intro to woodworking book.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Making Country Furniture by George Buchanan

I've made some shaker furniture from kits and would love to try some from scratch. This book looks like a good read to do that.

Thanks!
--- Steve

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

I'd love to win this book. I always wanted to build a guitar to wed my passion for music and woodworking.
Thanks,
--- Steve

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

Canoecraft is supposed to be a great book. I've deamed of building a boat for years.

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

HI,
Live in Washington State in the USA. I have a router and table but have not really moved beyond basic tasks with it yet. This video looks like it you help.
Thanks!
--- Steve

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

Having this archite would be great. I'm always looking to past articles and plans.

Re: UPDATE: Building Small Cabinets by Doug Stowe

I love small cabinets. You put some good skills to work without breaking the bank and without need a huge shop space.
--- Steve

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

This book looks like it would be a great addition to my shop library.

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

My shop could definitely use improvement. I'd love to win this book.

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

This book would be very useful to me. I have a mainly power tool shop so I could really use an edication in planes.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Woodworker's Guide to Wood from Fox Chapel Woodworking

This looks like a great refrence book on the basics of wood.

Re: You Want What? Contest

I wonder how you store things in the bellows section of the chest?

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: The Frugal Woodturner by Ernie Conover

I've done some metal turning but haven't tried wood turning yet. I'd love to give it a try and this looks like a good way to get me started.

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

THis looks like a great book. I would love to read it and keep in my library for refrences.
Thanks!
--- Steve

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Traditional Projects from the New Best of Fine Woodworking

Looks like a nice book. I'd like to add it to my library.

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: How to Make Picture Frames, from American Woodworker

I have a few artists in the family so this book would be great to help me make frames for their masterpieces.
--- Steve

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Choosing & Installing Hardware by Robert J. Settich

Looks like a very helpful book. I would like to add it to my woodworking bookshelf.
Thanks!

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: How to Choose and Use Bench Planes and Scrapers by John English

I'd love to win this book. I could definitely use some guidance as I move up from my very basic home center block plane.
Thanks!

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

I've got a bum knee so I know I'll be needing one of these some day. I might as well get started... :-)

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

I'd love to win this book. I could use some pointers from someone experienced in doing nice finishes as I am getting ready to refinish a guitar.
=== Steve

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

1) A good sliding compound power miter saw
2) 1.5-HP or higher dust collector
3) 14-inch or larger capacity bandsaw
4) Ait compressor capable of at least 5CFM @ 90PSI

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

I'd love to win this book!



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