Jul 202015
 
Anne Briggs: My Summer Woodworking Reading List
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Who says you can’t read a good woodworking book on the beach? We asked our bloggers which books they are looking forward to reading this summer, and they provided us with some great answers. See below for Anne Briggs Bohnett’s summer reading list: The Anarchist’s Tool Chest By Christopher Schwarz If you are a woodworker, […]

Jul 172015
 
Our newest issue of The Highland Woodturner- July 2015
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We just released our July 2015 issue of The Highland Woodturner with articles and tool specials aimed specifically toward turners. This month’s issue includes: Helpful Accessories for Turning– Curtis shares some accessory ideas for your turning shop including task lighting, a center punch, edge protectors for your skews, and more! The Sailing Vessel Solution– Living in […]

Jul 112015
 
The July 2015 issue of Wood News Online
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Our July 2015 issue of Wood News Online is now available and we’ve got some great woodworking articles, safety tips, tool advice, and reviews. This month’s issue includes: Recognizing a Quality Hand Tool– Kerry Lambertson discusses the unique qualities that you can find in an old hand tool, and puts the message out there that woodworkers […]

Jul 072015
 
Tips from Sticks in the Mud – July Tip #1 – Repairing Wood Defects
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Repairs can be a load of fun.  Just let your imagination go.  You may need to repair a goof you made, a defect nature provided, a nail hole in wood with “character”, or you might be creating your own character by inserting a repair where no defect originally existed.   Drilling out a make-believe “worm hole” […]

Jul 072015
 
Tips from Sticks in the Mud – July Tip #2 – Mixing Vessels
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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.” What are you going to use to mix your different woodworking concoctions in?  The underside of a plastic food container makes a […]