Jun 042018
 
Fixing Workshop Shoes with Spring Clamps – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – June 2018 – 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. It’s OK if you call me “cheap.” This project might not be for everyone, but, if you’re tight like me (Alan, are you paying attention?), it will be […]

Jun 012018
 
Spring Clamps – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – June 2018 – 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 […]

May 302018
 
Tool Review: Highland Woodworking's General Purpose Bandsaw Blades
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Recently, Jeff Fleisher took a closer look at Highland Woodworking’s General Purpose Bandsaw Blades, a great, excellent all-round blade choice, available in a variety of widths, lengths and tooth patterns. The General-Purpose Bandsaw Blades from Highland Woodworking provide an excellent, everyday blade for your bandsaw. The carbon steel blade is sharp right out the box […]

May 242018
 
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We still can’t believe it has been 40 years! Last month we had quite a party to celebrate all those years. Hopefully you were able to join us in Atlanta, but if not, we were lucky to have Bill Rush Photography on hand at our 40th Anniversary Celebration, taking some great photos of the event! […]

May 222018
 
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Last month we held our official 40th Anniversary Celebration here in Atlanta with special guests Nick Offerman, Roy Underhill, Thomas Lie-Nielsen, Charles Brock and more. We were so excited to celebrate with almost a thousand of our customers who came from all over the country to join in on an amazing day of woodworking fun. […]

May 172018
 
How to Do a Woodturning Demonstration
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In the May 2018 issue of The Highland Woodturner, Temple Blackwood offers some helpful tips for doing a woodturning demonstration for a crowd of people. Going beyond the typical “keep things moving so people don’t get bored” advice we usually hear, Temple has great information about types of wood to use for a dramatic result, […]

May 152018
 
Show Us Your Shop: 6 More Workshops We've Featured in Wood News
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This past year, we’ve featured a wide array of shops in our monthly newsletter, Wood News Online, including Brent Nichols’s backyard workshop, Farrell Eaves’s shop-in-the-woods, and the barn shop that Mark and Rachel Mysliborski share. Take a look at some of these workshops for ideas and inspiration, or just for fun. And to read about […]