Jan 252018
Phil's Turning Tip: Turning Wooden Spoons on the Lathe
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

In this month’s issue of The Highland Woodturner, Phil Colson demonstrates how he turns wooden spoons on his lathe, an interesting alternative to carving. Spoons, spoons, spoons, everybody is getting into carving spoons. Spoon carving is a great hobby. I like to make spoons also, but I do it with the lathe. Take a look […]

Jan 232018
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

If you are looking to upgrade your shop, we’ve got the perfect tool for you. The Rikon 14 inch Deluxe Bandsaw 10-326 is a great choice for all kinds of woodworkers. Furniture makers will like the large 13″ resawing capacity and cutting accuracy. Woodturners will like the stability the large table provides when roughing bowl […]

Jan 182018
Carving a Plane Tote
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

In the January 2018 issue of Wood News, Ernie Stephenson writes an in-depth article on how to carve a plane tote and make a used plane feel new again. “Totes on a plane go through a lot of dynamic stress. Additionally, the wood in these old tools often contains a lot of skin oil and […]

Jan 162018
Quick Tip: Storing Wood Glue
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

In the December issue of The Highland Woodturner, Phil Colson shared his quick tip for storing wood glue when you are in a climate where it gets below freezing in the winter. Read Phil’s tip and save your wood glue this winter!

Jan 102018
Book Review: Mary May's Carving the Acanthus Leaf
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Review by J. Norman Reid “As a regular book reviewer, I have the good fortune to read a steady supply of the best books on woodworking. I can say in all honesty that none of the books I review are bad books. Every one of them has something of value to offer woodworkers. Still, every […]

Jan 052018
Venetian Blind Painting Trick – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – January 2018 – Tip #2
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

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. It’s OK if you call me “cheap.” That genius philosopher, Plato, was the smart guy who said, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” On the eve of New […]