Dec 142017
 
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If you’ve been looking for a new project to tackle, why not try making one of the Hock Kitchen Knife Kits? In the video series below, you can follow along as Mike Morton goes through the entire build process, from initial shaping to applying finish. Make some great gifts for friends and families, or get one of these kits for an aspiring woodworker you know!

Watch the videos below to find out more!

Dec 122017
 
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If you’ve been looking for a better way to finish your work, look no further than the humble card scraper. Card Scrapers can cut finishing time in half, removing glue squeeze-out, leveling across joints and eliminating tearout, while providing a great surface for applying finish.

In the video below, Matt Cremona takes a closer look at Card Scrapers, the unsung heroes in the workshop. Watch the video below to learn the basics for adding a card scraper or two to your own tool kit.

Dec 052017
 
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  I love surprises. My sweet wife, Brenda, hates surprises. We agree on one surprise area, though, and that is neither of us likes gift surprises. We know what we like, we know what we want, and we don’t see the point of getting something we can’t use or don’t like. For example, one family […]

Dec 042017
 
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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.” If you’re really cheap, like me, you don’t like paying for internet access when you’re away from home or work. When […]

Dec 012017
 
Finishing Funnels and Containers Storage Tip – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – December 2017 – 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 […]

Nov 212017
 
Highland Woodworking Featured in Atlanta INTOWN
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We’re excited to have been featured in another Atlanta publication this month after having just been featured in an interview on the Voyage ATL website. Grace Huseth, a contributor for Atlanta INTOWN sat down with Molly Bagby, daughter of owners Chris and Sharon Bagby, to discuss 40 years of Highland Woodworking. Although Molly hasn’t been around […]

Nov 162017
 
Toggle Clamp Jig Gallery
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Not sure what all you can do with that pile of Toggle Clamps sitting in your shop? Wondering why you should own them in the first place? A few years ago, we invited Highland customers to submit their toggle clamp jig designs to Wood News. We were very impressed with the creativity exhibited in many […]