Highland Staff

Jul 242018
 

In the July issue of The Highland Woodturner, Justin Moon takes a tour of the OneWay Wolverine Grinding Jig and demonstrates setup and use of this useful tool. Sharpen your turning tools accurately and repeatably with the OneWay Wolverine Grinding Jig.

Jul 172018
 

In the latest issue of Wood News Online, Marshall Knox shares his method for restoring a rocking chair for a client whose Grandfather had built the chair. Marshall discusses his process for fixing the joints in the chair and applying a new finish.

Click here to read more!

Jun 282018
 

Not sure which Festool Dust Extractor to get for your shop? In the video above, Mike Morton takes a closer look at a few different options, and demonstrates how the integrated Festool dust extraction system helps keep the air in your shop safe to breathe.

Click above to watch the video!

Jun 212018
 

In the June 2018 issue of Wood News, Norm Reid reviewed Drew Langsner’s book, Green Woodworking.

The subtitle of this book Green Woodworking“A Hands-On Approach” – points to a highly important aspect of this book. This is no mere treatise on working with green wood. Rather, it’s both an introductory guide to key green woodworking methods and a set of practical projects to get you started on the road to the satisfaction of completed projects.

Click here to read the rest of Norm’s review

Jun 192018
 

Do you feel like you need more space in your shop for storage? Steve Johnson, the Down to Earth Woodworker, came up with a clever way to take advantage of the unused space underneath his drill press. Take a look at his design in the video below – maybe you can build a drill press cabinet like this one in your own workshop!

Jun 142018
 

In the April issue of Wood News, Mark Miller introduced us to the tiny shop he was putting together in his new studio apartment, and discussed some of the potential complexities of downsizing to such a small space from a full sized workshop.

Mark followed up in the June issue of Wood News with more thoughts about what it has been like getting set up do do woodworking in such a small space, including using a makeshift workbench, cleaning up the ‘shop, tool storage, finishing in a small space and more.

If you find yourself in a smaller than ideal workspace for your woodworking, check out Mark’s articles – he has some good suggestions that might help you get your best work out of a small space!

Studio Apartment Woodshop – A Study In Footprint

Downsizing Into a Studio Workshop

Jun 122018
 

Jim Dillon walks us through the tools included in the Narex Spoon Carving Starter Kit in this helpful video. With tips for using each of the tools and how to get started in spoon carving in general, this video and kit will help set you on the path to a great new hobby of carving wooden spoons.

Click below to watch the video

Click here to order the Narex Spoon Carving Starter Kit