Sep 192019
 
Attend a Carving Demonstration This Saturday at Highland!
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You’re invited to stop by Highland Woodworking on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 anytime between 10am-1pm to watch the Atlanta Woodcarvers Club demonstrate their carving techniques on our sales floor! Several members of the club will be on hand doing different carving demonstrations and answering any questions you may have about their carving processes. Visit the […]

Sep 172019
 
An Interview with a Highland Woodworking Instructor: Jim Dillon
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In the August issue of Hock Tool’s monthly newsletter, we saw the familiar face of perennial Highland instructor Jim Dillon in a fantastic interview. Many woodworkers local to Atlanta have taken classes with Jim and many more of you have seen some of the videos he has produced on the Highland YouTube channel, including ones […]

Sep 122019
 
Family of Movers
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I had some visitors in my shop this week and one of them noted all the mallets and hammers. I explained that sometimes you want things to move and most of the time you want them to move quickly. I spread some of the movers out on the table saw to take a photo and […]

Sep 102019
 
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If you’ve been thinking about getting a Dovetail Jig for your shop but you aren’t sure which is the right one for you, this video might help you decide. With a comparison of the Leigh D4R Pro and the Leigh Super Dovetail Jig, the video breaks down the body construction, finger style & joint spacing, […]

Sep 052019
 
Branching Out with Wood Finishes – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – September 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 […]

Sep 022019
 
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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.” How did I come to use Arm-R-Seal on the mantle project? Because I’m […]