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Nick Offerman takes us on a romp through his woodshop

Years ago, when I had just started working as the editor of Fine Woodworking, I was seriously admonished by Paul Roman, the founder of that magazine and the Taunton Press, that woodworkers don’t have a sense of humor. I thought he was wrong then, and now a new book helps me prove it.

Nick Offerman and father, fishing in a wood canoe, discuss a Valley Oak tree

In a secluded wood, famed woodworker and actor Nick Offerman offers a Father's Day tribute, while fishing in a handmade wood canoe with his father Ric Offerman, in the new Lagavulin Single Malt Scotch Whisky release of "My Tales of Whisky Series." Of the adventure Nick said, “Working with my Dad (aka my hero) was a sincere honor and a treat - especially since all we had to do was go fishing. And if people have enjoyed my stoic expressions, then I expect they’re about to have their hats fly off when they lay eyes on the face of the august edifice from whence I sprung.”

TV Woodworker Nick Offerman Hails Grads of North Bennet St. School

BOSTON -  One of the top U.S. woodworking and craftsman schools had a surprising guest speaker for its graduation last week. Television personality Nick Offerman. While famed for his role as Ron Swanson, shop program director in "Parks & Recreation" show, Offerman is much loved by woodworkers who know him as the owner of Offerman Woodshop, a  real woodworking enterprise in Los Angeles.