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.
Congratulations to the winner of our 2018 Tormek T-8 Sharpening System Giveaway, Greg Williams from Birmingham, AL. Thank you to everyone who entered. Be sure to enter our new contest for a SawStop Router Table. Entries are being accepted now on our website. Click here to enter. Last day to enter is September 25, 2018 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Well, I suppose it had to happen sooner or later. We all get older if we are lucky, so a couple of months ago, I went to the local Lawn Supply and bought a battery powered chain saw. I had begun to find myself putting things off because I didn’t want to have to try […]