Apr 112007
Women Woodworkers on the Rise in Atlanta
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Although men have historically dominated the craft of woodworking, half of all new woodworking hobbyists are women, according to recently published reports. Highland Woodworking, formerly known as Highland Hardware, has taught woodworking classes in Atlanta for the past 30 years. Popularity among women has increased to the extent that it now offers classes specifically for […]

Apr 102007
Festool has arrived!
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We are happy to announce that Festool has arrived in our store. Come by anytime to see the tools! In the world of professional power tools, Festool is arguably the best. If we could engineer the highest quality tools with every conceivable feature and without limitations, the result would be Festool. Superb design and meticulous […]

Apr 032007
Look in Your Mailbox for Our New Catalog!
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If you are on our mailing list, keep on eye on your mailbox, as our new catalog has shipped out! It’s full of new products and the great selection of woodworking tools, supplies and information you’ve come to rely on from us. Check out our new schedule of classes and seminars, too – we’ve got […]

Apr 022007
Finishing a Cutting Board
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I made a cutting board for my daughter, but am uncertain as to how to finish it. What do you recommend? Oiling wooden boards and bowls helps seal the grain against stains, odors and moisture. However, you want to use a product that’s edible, flavorless and won’t turn rancid. Pure mineral oil, such as Butcher […]

Mar 302007
Highland Woodworking Invited to The Home & Design Show
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The national Home & Design Show, an event featuring remodeling, home improvement and decorating products and services, has invited Highland Woodworking to share our knowledge and passion about woodworking and fine furniture in their “Designs in Wood” booth. There will be an interesting blend of work on display by Highland Woodworking employees, customers and friends, […]

Mar 282007
A Review of <em>Make Your Own Woodworking Tools</em> by Mike Burton
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This book could also be titled “Metallurgy and Blacksmithing for Woodworkers”. In no time, Burton will have you making chisels, knives and specialty tools with little more than a few files, a Mapp gas torch and a toaster oven. No, really. I’ve used the information is this book personally, and it works. I’ve made dovetail […]