For his work on Parks and Recreation, he received the Television Critics Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy. This article was originally published in the December 2016 issue of BookPage. He is married to the most beautiful and talented actress working today, Megan Mullally… Jederzeit kündbar. Don't be a selfish ass. But basically, this book is all about the creation of impressionable clean woodworking projects, the fun way. This book is not a formal introduction to woodworking or another serving of Nick Offerman's unique style of humor (although there is plenty of it within the pages). Good Clean Fun was more than expected it to be. Generously sprinkled throughout are little autobiographical stories, letters of admiration to other woodworkers/makers, and some purely goofy sections. Great book with some useful information and amusing writing. and you MUST listen, because it's narrated by our esteemed pal nick, and there are bonus tracks performed by Jeff and Spencer Tweedy (of Wilco fame) at the end of the disc. This audiobook will take you behind the scenes of the woodshop, both inspiring and teaching you to make your own projects while besotting you with the infectious spirit behind the shop and its complement of dusty wood-elves. Now Nick shares his experience of working at the woodshop with his ragtag crew of champions, tells you all about his passion for the discipline of woodworking, and teaches you how to make two of the woodshop’s most popular projects along the way: a Pop Top bottle opener and a three-legged stool. The patterns and woodworking was just so... meh. Misadventures in sawdust at Offerman Woodshop. By the time you’re finished, you will too.”—Popular Mechanics “Part memoir…part technical guide (which provides instructions on how to build fine pieces down to the very inch), and part spiritual guide (there’s zen-like life lessons to take away from crafting something with your hands).”—Esquire“This book is sure to fit nicely in your library and next to you, in your wood shop, whether you are just picking up a new hobby or looking to dive into a career of carving and turning wood.”—Design*Sponge“A witty woodworking tutorial.”—Country Living“Woodworking craftsmanship cannot get more fun than this.”—BookPage, Sign up for news about books, authors, and more from Penguin Random House, Visit other sites in the Penguin Random House Network. © 2020 Offerman Woodshop All Rights Reserved. There are simple explanations of basic tools. This book takes readers behind the scenes of the woodshop, both inspiring and teaching them to make their own projects and besotting them with the infectious spirit behind the shop and its complement of dusty wood-elves. Be the first to ask a question about Good Clean Fun. Start by marking “Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop” as Want to Read: ... Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop. It was just only mildly interesting though. The guidance is sound and presented in a much more entertaining manner than you’ll encounter in other woodworking books. Brownie points for me. After two New York Times bestsellers, Nick Offerman—woodworker, actor, comedian, and co-host of NBC’s crafting competition series Making It—returns with the subject for which he’s known best—his incredible real-life woodshop. Januar 2017. Verkauf und Bereitstellung durch Audible, ein Amazon Unternehmen. I knew what the subject manner was before I started and I'd had mild success with his previous two books, finding them enjoyable but not remarkable. (Ebullient: to be full of cheer.). Nick Offerman is the New York Times bestselling author of Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers, Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living, and Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop. We are both big fans of Nick Offerman; his stuff is always great but this is his favourite book he’s ever had. Buy Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop by Nick Offerman (ISBN: 9781101984659) from Amazon's Book Store. My brain did not even want to try to wrap my head around the precise measurements and calculations in this. The book is aimed at people who have never made anything before, and is setting out to inspire those people to begin making with the most forgiving of mediums, wood. I'm a fan of Nick Offerman's acting and writing, and I'm also a woodworking hobbyist. MODERN QUILTING“It’s a guide of rustic sewing ideas for modern pioneers,” writes David Butler in Parson Gray Trade Quilts, a collection of quilt patterns that “celebrates reckless artistic abandon, for those of us not seeking perfection, but empowering curiosity.” The husband of designer Amy Butler, David specializes in “gritty techniques” such as staining, fading, dyeing and sandpapering the heck out of his materials to pleasing, distressed effect. From 5 Surprise, to L.OL, all of the best collectibles in one place. 0:23. Offerman is at turns both entertaining and inspiring. You will also find writings by Nick, offering recipes for both comestibles and mirth, humorous essays, odes to his own woodworking heroes, insights into the ethos of woodworking in modern America, and other assorted tomfoolery.