Aug 292018
Greg Williams, Winner of Our Tormek T-8 Giveaway
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Earlier this month we announced the winner of our Tormek T-8 Giveaway, Greg Williams from Birmingham, AL. Since he has had his new Tormek T-8 in his shop for a few weeks now, we thought we’d check in and see how it is working for him. I have seen the Tormek demonstrations at the different woodworking […]

Aug 222018
Narex Rasps and Rifflers Make Stock Removal a Snap
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Justin Moon takes a closer look at the Narex Hand Stitched Cabinet Rasps and some of the Hand Stitched Riffler profiles. These indispensable stock removal tools will make your woodworking preparation more efficient and precise. Click here to watch Click here to learn more about the Narex Hand Cut Rasps & Rifflers

Aug 132018
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Festool has a variety of training programs for Festool dealers like Highland Woodworking. One of our managers, Sam Rieder, recently attended their Festool 201 training in Indiana and was able to offer a tip on stacking systainers. One of Festool’s trainers, Brian “Sedge” Sedgeley just shared Sam’s tip on their YouTube channel.

Aug 062018
August Woodworking Poll: How Do You Make Yourself Stop To Sharpen Your Tools?
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People are of two minds about sharpening, I believe. Some hate sharpening. They despise having to stop working, even though they realize that sharp tools are safer and easier to use. Like other necessary things we wish we didn’t have to do, we recognize the value, even as we’re wishing. Others might not mind sharpening, […]

Aug 032018
Prepping Used Wood - Tips from Sticks in the Mud – August 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.” It’s all well and good to make nest boxes for cavity-nesting birds to raise young in, but, we frugal woodworkers don’t […]

Aug 022018
Building an Owl Nest Box – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – August 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 […]