Roland Johnson has been building furniture for 37 years and has been a contributing editor for Fine Woodworking magazine since 2002. He is a frequent writer of tool-test articles for the magazine and is the author of The Complete Illustrated Guide to Bandsaws (The Taunton Press, 2010). He also gives dozens of seminars every year around the country on woodworking and tools. His fascination with motors and gears goes beyond woodworking. He is also an enthusiastic hot-rodder who likes to restore old cars, and is the author of Automotive Woodworking (Motor Books International, 2002). Rollie is also the founder and president of the Central Minnesota Woodworkers Association.