Highland's Fall 2008   Woodworking Class
Schedule in Atlanta
There's always more to learn when you spend a day or a week with one of our gifted woodworking instructors. Many classes fill up quickly, so please register now to make sure we hold a spot for you.

October 11-12
Antique Restoration

October 15
Scribe Rule Timber Framing

October 17
Bookcase Design

October 18
Make and Take a Bookcase

October 18
Basic Bowl Turning

October 19
Hollow Vessel Turning

October 20-23
Build a Base Cabinet with Drawer

October 22
French Polish Workshop

October 25
Turning Lidded Boxes

October 26
Turning an Ogee Shaped Bowl with Lid & Finial

October 29
Square Rule Timber Framing

November 1
Turning Lidded Vessels

November 2
Turning Pens

November 3-6
Build a Shaker Table

November 5
Gilding and Gold Leafing

November 8
Intro to Chip Carving

November 8
Beginning Turning

November 15-16
From a Bowl to a Platter

November 15
Basic Router Skills

November 16
Intermediate Router Skills

November 22
Gift Ideas from the Lathe

December 6
Make a Gift Box

December 6-7
Bowl Turning Workshop

January 10-11, 2009
Woodworking for Women: The Basics

February 27, 2009
Form Follows Function: Exploring the Maloof Rocker with Charles Brock

Feb. 28-March 1, 2009
Building a Maloof-Inspired Rocking Chair with Charles Brock

Classes Suitable for Teens


Saturday Mornings at Highland
They're Always FREE! 
We invite you to attend one of our free educational woodworking demonstrations which take place every Saturday morning at 10 AM here in our Atlanta retail store.
If you are interested in teaching one of our Saturday morning demonstrations, please send an email to Alexandra .   

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I am a 54-year-old man and I am interested in woodworking and wood turning. Weekends are the only option for me. Where would you recommend  a novice like myself start? I have never done any carpentry/woodworking/wood turning, but would like to learn. Would a beginning turners class get me started, or should I take the beginner's router class or other tool classes?
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Taking the Plunge into Professional Woodworking

By Douglas Bittinger
I cannot say that I know anyone who was going through life with no woodworking experience and simply said to themselves "I think I'll become a professional woodworker," signed up for some courses to learn what they needed and then went looking for a job as a woodworker. Not to say it doesn't happen. I just don't know any.

Finishing Wood
with Alan Noel


Applying finishing materials with a brush can be a very slow and arduous task. It is virtually impossible to get an even coat on large surfaces when using a brush. When it comes to ease of application and total control, spray finishing with either HVLP (high volume, low pressure) or conventional compressed air and suction/gravity feed spray guns is definitely the way to go.

Here are 9 tips for spray finishing:

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  This Month's Featured Staff Member
  Alexandra Lovinger
IT Customer Service
Alexandra was blown across the ocean by a cold winter storm in the month of February. After walking barefoot on Atlanta's fabled Stone Mountain a few days later, she decided to make Atlanta her new home, went back to Germany, packed a few pots & pans and has been with us ever since. She takes care of our Internet orders, and gives careful and loving attention to all customers with whom she comes in contact. In her spare time she runs a small picture framing business, plays racquetball, is working on a stone wall project in her backyard, and spends as much time as possible with her furry & feathery friends.


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Makita BO4556 Orbital Sander, only $39.99

This powerful little sander is a joy to use and will serve you reliably for many years to come. A special purchase allows us to offer it to you for this unprecedented low price while limited supplies last.

Attend our 30th Anniversary Fall Promotional Event Oct. 18
If you're within driving distance of Atlanta, please join us for our big fall 30th Anniversary promotional woodworking event, featuring vendor product demos, free refreshments and special offers on selected products. 
1045 N. Highland Ave, Atlanta, GA 


This Month's Featured Department:
Wood Finishing
Of all the products we sell, wood finishing supplies are among our very most popular. Here's the gateway to all that we offer.

SALE on our 30th Anniversary T-Shirt
Reg. $15.99
While supplies last
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Highland Woodworking Gift Certificates
An awesome present that's always appreciated by just about any woodworker anywhere.




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