Upon closer review, highly rated comedian Nick Offerman has more to offer beyond his hilarious jokes. Just like his counterpart Ron Swanson, Offerman is an astute craftsman with a round-the-clock wood shop based in Los Angeles. Upon first interaction, Offerman exudes an impressive persona keen on expressing the impact of technology in relation to self-reliance. While addressing a congregation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Offerman witnessed the launch of the thinnest yet most powerful messaging device ever produced.
Mr. Offerman had the rare opportunity to shed insight into woodworking and essential tips to follow to any aspiring customer in need. The following highlights from the conversation proved to be too critical to ignore:
• Crucial advice to woodworking novices: Patience is vital to any woodworking project as well as learning from the mistakes you might make along the way. Be proud of the final product, even if it isn’t as good as you might have hoped for.
• Every novice should equip themselves with necessary tools including Allen wrenches, a cordless drill, a claw hammer and a set of screw drivers. If it’s a large project, then don’t hesitate to procure a chop saw or standing jigsaw.
• Watching tutorials and online videos come in handy before venturing into the project. It informs you on what you need to do and the crucial pitfalls to avoid. Popular shows such as “This Old House” and “Ask This House” should be regular viewing sites as an enthusiastic novice.
• It’s advisable to have a friend who is better skilled at the job than you. Their valuable advice and expertise come in handy in areas you lack experience. For starters, you could build relationships with operators at the hardware store or lumberyard.
• Sending birthday gifts speaks volumes about your relationship and value to the recipient, rather than just sending a Facebook message.
• Maintaining interpersonal relationships is a must-have to anyone aiming at reaping maximum benefits in career or entrepreneurial growth.