Anarchist’s 2016 Gift Guide, Day 9: ‘Good Clean Fun’


The next assertion incorporates 99 p.c corn, however the
remaining 1 p.c is what will get me transferring within the morning.
The best woodworking present isn’t a device or a store
accent. It’s watching another person fall in love with the
craft primarily based on one thing you’ve finished.

If there’s somebody in your life who may be teetering on the
fringe of turning into a woodworker, buy “Good Clean
” by Nick Offerman for them. It would push them over
the sting.

“Good Clear Enjoyable” is probably the most (deliberately) hilarious
woodworking e-book I’ve learn. Offerman, who runs Offerman Wood Shop in
California, is a bona fide woodworking nerd. Mix that
together with his dry wit and you’ve got a woodworking e-book that can
make you chortle out loud.

Along with Offerman’s tackle the craft, he consists of
initiatives from different individuals who work in his store and household
members (don’t skip the chapter from his brother on cribbage

Not like most woodworking books that let you know “how” to do the
woodworking factor, this one additionally tells you “why” it’s a lot
enjoyable and fulfilling. And having the ability to talk that may be a
uncommon present. Thanks Mr. Offerman.

— Christopher Schwarz

Learn Day 1 of the present information right here:
Clauss Scissors
Day two on a
Boot Tray for Sharpening
Day three on
humidity monitors
Day 4 on a MWTCA membership is
Day 5 on the
Arno burnisher
Day six on
WoodOwl auger bits
Day seven on the
Veritas spokeshave
Day eight on
Trusco toolboxes
For those who’d wish to learn present guides from previous years, test this


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Christopher Schwarz

About Christopher Schwarz

Chris is a contributing editor to Common Woodworking
Journal and the writer at Misplaced Artwork Press. He is a
hand-tool fanatic (although he makes use of energy instruments, too).

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