Sep 202007
 
Georgia Association of Woodturner's Meeting September 2007
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The Georgia Association of Woodturner’s meets in our Seminar Room tonight at 6:30pm. They are open to visitors, so come by and check it out. Stuart Mortimer will be demonstrating. Stuart Mortimer has been turning since 1969. He is an award winning, internationally known woodturner with a wide knowledge in many aspects of turning. His […]

Sep 032007
 
Starrett featured on the Travel Channel
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John Ratzenberger of Cheer’s fame now hosts a show featuring American manufacturers on The Travel Channel. You can see John Ratzenberger’s Made in America on The Travel Channel Tuesdays at 9:00PM & 9:30PM (ET/PT). In an upcoming episode, John’s show is featuring one of our favorite companies – L.S. Starrett. It should be pretty interesting. […]

Aug 162007
 
New Red Hot Special!
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In recent years, many companies have tried to copy the venerable Bessey K Body clamps – with varying degrees of success. One of the better clones has been the Gross Stabil PC2 Parallel Clamps. Recently, Bessey purchased Gross Stabil. They don’t need two different versions of the same clamp, so the Gross Stabil model has […]

Aug 162007
 
Georgia Association of Woodturner's Meeting August 2007
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The Georgia Association of Woodturner’s meets in our Seminar Room tonight at 6:30pm. They are open to visitors, so come by and check it out. Dick Sing will be demonstrating. Click here for a list of Dick Sing’s books available at Highland Woodworking. Dick is a professional wood turner with a long list of accomplishments […]

Aug 092007
 
Belt Sander Racing Fun at the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas
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A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) fair in Las Vegas. It was a great show with lots of new products that you’ll be seeing soon at Highland Woodworking. The highlight of the weekend were the belt sander races on Friday afternoon. People have been racing […]

Aug 082007
 
Woodworking Tools for Children
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By Chris Black Over the years we’ve been asked numerous times if we carry children’s tool sets. Unfortunately, the quality of these sets marketed for children is so shoddy that the tools quickly break, or they are unusable to begin with. Like learning to play music on a cheap instrument, working wood with poorly constructed […]