Recent comments

Re: UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Beautiful Boxes: Design and Technique by Doug Stowe

Random comment in hopes of a random prize.

Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodworking's Tables and Chairs

Give me the book, or else...

...I won't be given the book.

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

"Home is where the books are."
—Richard Burton

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

Greene and Greene imparted genuine class to the oft-times clunky Craftsman style. The book looks to be a good overview of their work.

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

I've always been meaning to start woodcarving but haven't yet found the right motivation. With these books, I guess I wouldn't have that excuse anymore.

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

There are only three reviews of this book on Amazon, but they give it five stars across the board.

Re: UPDATE: Making Wood Tools with John Wilson

There has been a proliferation in recent years (okay, decades) of people buying simple jigs and tools and such that they could easily make themselves. I hope (though I do not expect) that books such as these could help reverse that trend.

Re: UPDATE: Dovetail Techniques with Stephen Hammer

Free is a very good price.

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

There are a lot of YouTube tutorials for SketchUp, but most are very uneven and, of course, are not specific to the challenges of woodworking design.

It is interesting that this guide does not appear to be available from Amazon.

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

Being unemployed and two poor to buy new stock inspires creative uses of the contents one's scrap pile.

Too poor to buy the DVD, too, of course. ;)

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