Oct 182018
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Moxon-style vises are especially useful for raising a workpiece to a comfortable height above your workbench to help facilitate precision sawing of joinery. In the video below, Justin Moon takes a closer look at the Acer Ferrous Toolworks Moxon Vise Kit, an affordable, all-wooden version of the Moxon Vise. Click to find out more information […]

Oct 112018
Book Review: Welsh Stick Chairs by John Brown
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In the October 2018 issue of Wood News, Norm Reid reviewed John Brown’s book, Welsh Stick Chairs. This book is sure to satisfy woodworkers of all backgrounds including hand tool enthusiasts, chairmakers and history buffs. The Author, John Brown, shares the history and how-to of making Welsh Stick Chairs in this easy-to-read paperback full of […]

Oct 082018
Replacement Stud Finder – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – October 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.” Brenda wanted a jewelry display hung on the wall outside her bathroom recently. Since it was pretty heavy, we wanted to […]

Oct 052018
Hand-Sanding Carry-all – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – October 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 […]

Oct 042018
October Poll: What kind of floor do you have in your shop?
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I like a clean garage.  I was cleaning my garage yesterday. After two years. It’s not that it didn’t need to be cleaned before then, I just didn’t have time to get to it. My usual routine is to clean after every project, before starting another. I rarely clean while a project is in progress, […]

Oct 012018
SawStop Router Table Giveaway Winner Announcement
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Congratulations to the winner of our 2018 SawStop Router Table Giveaway, Mike Ness from Riner, VA. Mike was able to choose between three different models of the SawStop Router Table, either the Standalone Router Table, the Benchtop Router Table, or the table that mounts on a pre-purchased SawStop Tablesaw.  Mike chose the Standalone model, which […]

Sep 272018
Share Your Woodworking and Get $50 Highland Credit
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We Want to Feature YOU in Wood News Online! In each issue of Wood News, our monthly online woodworking magazine, we feature our readers’ workshops, woodworking and woodcarving projects, together with a little information about their woodworking and how they got started. We are currently looking for more of our customers to submit their workshops, […]