John English is a cabinetmaker, a teacher, and the author of "How to Choose and Use Bench Planes and Scrapers," "The Woodworker's Guide to Sharpening," and many articles published in "Woodshop News" and "Woodworker's Business News." He is the former editor of "Today's Woodworker" and "Woodworker's Journal." Currently he designs and builds projects for "American Woodworker" magazine and runs the Black Hills School of Woodworking. He lives in Spearfish, South Dakota.
"Well organized and written ... explains all the steps involved in lumber harvesting with clarity and a dash of humour." Carl Duguay, Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement Magazine