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 […]

Mar 272007
New Red Hot Special!
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Don’t miss the new Highland Woodworking Red Hot Special! Our popular Deluxe Router Bit Storage Box is featured at an unbeliveable price, but quantities are limited, so you’ll have to act fast! Visit Highland Woodworking to order yours! If you don’t see the Red Hot Special icon on our homepage, that means we’ve sold out, […]

Mar 232007
The Wixey Digital Angle Gauge Is Here!
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Our first full shipment of Wixey Digital Angle Gauges (168321) arrived today. They’ll be featured on p. 7 of our new catalog, which should be hitting your mailboxes in the next week or so. We get sent a whole-metric-bucket-ton of stuff from manufacturers to evaluate, so we’re pretty jaded to all the gadgetry out there. […]

Mar 222007
Chris Ramsay, Hat Turner
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What a treat. At the Georgia Association of Woodturners March meeting here at the store, Chris Ramsay turned a cowboy hat out of sugar maple. Chris has been turning hats for years and “THE” George Bush has one of Chris’s hats. There was standing room only for Chris Ramsay’s demonstration. Chris started with a 20″ […]