Saturday, May 5th 9am – 4pm Bring in your used & extra tools to donate to the community & receive a tax deduction! The Atlanta Community ToolBank will be at our retail store during our Spring One Day Sale accepting tool donations for their Tool Library, the country's largest tool lending program. The ToolBank provides […]
Hard as it may be to believe, it was once possible to buy an automobile whose body was made substantially out of wood. Yes, those old cars were known as Woodies, and today surviving specimens are both rare and priceless. Sean Headrick, an Atlanta-area woodworker, is currently restoring the wooden bodywork on a dilapidated old […]
I just returned from a trip out to the rainy Canadian Pacific coast. Leigh Industries invited us out to their factory in Port Coquitlam, British Colombia for a new product announcement. Ken, Matt and Barry showed us the factory, demonstrated some products and told us about new tools on the way. Here are some pictures […]
I ran across this article on CNN earlier this week. It’s worthwhile reading for every hobbyist woodworker. Basically, nail gun accidents are way up, but only among home users. Be careful in your shop! CNN on nailguns in the shop.
As with any job, there's usually more than one way to do it. Instead of learning a specific technique, it's better to understand the principles behind the task, so you can problem solve when things don't work out. Resawing is the same way. You learn one method only to find out it doesn't work today […]
As stated in our catalog, Kamal bench planes represent Anant’s premium line of planes. This being the case, Anant’s standard line of planes isn’t bad either. We believe both to be excellent values. You get far more plane in either case than you would expect given the price. IRONS AND CHIP BREAKERS Kamal bench plane […]
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 […]