Oct 292019
 
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If you are tired of building jig after jig to make end grain cuts, the Woodpeckers Coping Sled might be the tool you are looking for. In this video, Steve Johnson assembles, sets up and demonstrates the use of the Woodpeckers Coping Sled. Take a look!

Oct 242019
 
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An updated Kapex KS 120 REB Sliding Compound Miter Saw. A new Festool Cordless Angle Grinder AGC 18. A cordless version of the Festool Vecturo Oscillating Tool. And more! Festool has come out with some great new releases this October. Watch the video below to learn more about the new Kapex, and click to find […]

Oct 222019
 
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We are excited to announce that the latest episode of The Highland Woodworker was just released. This one features an amazing master woodworker and woodturner named Al Christopher. You won’t believe the work he has produced. He even offers a demonstration for how he turns a handled pitcher out of one piece of wood! Andrew […]

Oct 182019
 
Book Review: The Difference Makers
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For the October issue of Wood News Online, Norm Reid reviewed Marc Adam’s new Lost Art Press offering, The Difference Makers: This book is much more than a collection of superlatives of the creative arts. It is, rather, an exploration of the creative spirit itself, of the lives, the life influences, the motivations of a […]

Oct 162019
 
Saving Rare Woods
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In the October 2019 issue of Wood News, Bob Rummer makes the case for using more tropical wood rather than less, even with recent news of the Amazon fires. The primary reason for land-clearing fires in the Amazon is to convert forest to ranches and subsistence farms. When the forest has no value, trees are […]

Oct 072019
 
Coat Hangers for Finishing Projects – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – October 2019 – Tip #2
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No Southern-fried Southern boy wants to be called a Yankee, but we share the characteristics of shrewdness and thrift. Thus, each month we include a money-saving tip from Sticks in the Mud woodworker, Jim Randolph. It’s OK if you call him “cheap.” Too cheap to buy a chain to hang your project from? Follow me! […]

Oct 042019
 
Using Chains in the Shop – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – October 2019 – Tip #1
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Welcome to “Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud Woodshop.” I am a hobbyist who loves woodworking and writing for those who also love the craft. I have found some ways to accomplish tasks in the workshop that might be helpful to you, and I enjoy hearing your own problem-solving ideas. Please share them in the COMMENTS section of each […]