Oct 042018
October Poll: What kind of floor do you have in your shop?
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I like a clean garage.  I was cleaning my garage yesterday. After two years. It’s not that it didn’t need to be cleaned before then, I just didn’t have time to get to it. My usual routine is to clean after every project, before starting another. I rarely clean while a project is in progress, […]

Oct 012018
SawStop Router Table Giveaway Winner Announcement
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Congratulations to the winner of our 2018 SawStop Router Table Giveaway, Mike Ness from Riner, VA. Mike was able to choose between three different models of the SawStop Router Table, either the Standalone Router Table, the Benchtop Router Table, or the table that mounts on a pre-purchased SawStop Tablesaw.  Mike chose the Standalone model, which […]

Sep 272018
Share Your Woodworking and Get $50 Highland Credit
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We Want to Feature YOU in Wood News Online! In each issue of Wood News, our monthly online woodworking magazine, we feature our readers’ workshops, woodworking and woodcarving projects, together with a little information about their woodworking and how they got started. We are currently looking for more of our customers to submit their workshops, […]

Sep 262018
Trade Up to Festool: Offer ends October 31, 2018!
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For a limited time, trade in any old tool that you already own (regardless of its age or condition, and it can even be a hand tool like a chisel or screwdriver) for a Festool 55 series Track Saw or any Festool Plunge Router. You will receive $100 cash back from Festool in the form […]

Sep 252018
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If you are looking to improve the safety in your shop, the Micro Jig GRR-Ripper System is a very good start. Micro Jig is serious about making it safe to do the close work that sometimes has to be done on the tablesaw, router, jointer and bandsaw, letting you grip, hold and feed both sides […]

Sep 212018
Acer-Ferrous Toolworks Moxon Vise Kit
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I have been hearing about Joseph Moxon and his book Mechanick Exercises for several years now.  Christopher Schwarz of Lost Art Press writes about Moxon all the time and was able to find some details of the Moxon vise in Andre Roubo’s L’art du Menuisier, including a detailed drawing at Plate 280 of a twin […]

Sep 192018
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With comfortable pivoting handles, large jaw capacity, and much more, Highland’s new Non-Slip Parallel Bar Clamps will be versatile workhorses in your shop. The sliding jaw incorporates an anti-slip system to prevent it from free fall sliding on the rail when used vertically, yet the jaw slides quickly into position by pushing the handle slightly […]