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Thanks for all the great comments! Congratulations to “Gene” the winner of this book giveaway. Stay tuned for more exciting book giveaways and if you’re interested in a copy of “The Woodworker’s Kitchen.” it is currently available at


It’s getting to be that time of year. Halloween is in just a couple weeks and before you know it the shelves will be stocked with holiday stuff – heck, some stores already are. The weather’s turning cool and its the perfect time to get in the shop and make gifts for your friends and family.

With the holidays in mind, I thought it would be nice to focus the next few book giveaways on small projects that make great gifts. This week I’m giving away one of my favorite books that I’ve had the pleasure to edit: A.J. Hamler’s “The Woodworker’s Kitchen.” The book is filled with great woodworking projects for the kitchen from cutting boards and trivets to recipe holders and spice racks. Check out this cool knife block/tablet holder:

I’m giving away one copy of the book (it’s a little something we do celebrate Fridays and plus I’m starting to get in the holiday spirit). Simply post a comment below and I’ll choose a winner at random. Winner will be announced Monday 10/16. Good luck!

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  • johnclaus


  • Bwolf9

    Would love to have this! 🙂

  • DaveS2

    Could be nice to cook up a tasty project with this.

  • spwoodworks

    I could use some great gift ideas for the upcoming holiday, I’m in!!

  • Thomas426

    Can’t wait to dig into it’s recipes!!


    Great looking book, would love to have a copy.

  • ebelair

    Looks like a great book!

  • Sullivans Papa

    been taking some time off from the workshop, this will help get me back in!

  • PapaBear302

    Always looking for new and different projects for me and the grandkids to work on.

  • RicLloyd

    My wife would love for me to make some of these.

  • Adws

    I always love gift ideas. Gets me into the shop, and when the wife starts to say something I just tell her I’m making something for her mother

  • atbeckert

    kitchen projects are always a hit. to win would be a nice Christmas present for me

  • kevsc

    Looks like some nice projects!

  • JayWC

    Wow! Very cool! Honestly…I wouldn’t keep the book. I’d give it to my wife. She loves picking out projects for my daughter and I to work on!

  • Matt Buntyn

    Count me in

  • keramey

    This would be a great addition to the collection!

  • kaw-liga

    My wife would love these projects!

  • ManCaveman

    Looks like I could get cookin’ with some of those projects!

  • Jared

    Looks like a nice collection of useful projects.

  • DarkPhoenixe

    I always like small gift worthy project ideas!

  • himiman

    Looks like a fun book.

  • Pizzawarlord

    Book has some cool projects. Fingers crossed

  • durhaml5

    Always looking for new projects

  • rodcgray

    This book has some really great gift ideas. Would love to add it to my collection for future reference!!! 🙂

  • Willy638

    yes, please.

  • bowmandk

    This book intrigues me.

  • tcochrane

    Christmas is my usual kitchen-related-gift holiday, but I’m down.

  • Riven Joiner

    Sounds good to me. Thanks.

  • Guy

    I’m in.

  • josephtjohnson

    Something for the “Yum” section of the house.

  • rjhanby

    Count me in, please.

  • Gene

    Sometimes, finishing a small, quick project can be just the thing to make you feel like you accomplished something. Sign me up!

  • lochridge


  • mysticcarver

    Sounds great to me! Count me in!

  • corgimas

    Oh, I have to check that knife block directions out…I really need a new block! pick me please!!!!!

  • Jonas Jensen

    Count me in on this one.

  • Luke

    This book sounds cool, always looking for more gift ideas for friends and family.

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