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.
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.”
Actor and woodworker Nick Offerman appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert recently and presented the host with a handcrafted California myrtle and black Eastern walnut table. While he's still working on the finish he said in the video below, the much-needed gift offers talk show guests, including Offerman, a place for their obligatory mugs.
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.