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Woodpeckers OneTime Tool - Marking Gauge and Panel Marking Gauge

Woodpeckers OneTime Tool Marking Gauge and Panel Marking Gauge

Get the most out of dual purpose marking with the latest Woodpeckers OneTime Tool. With this marking gauge you can mark pencil lines or razor sharp scribe lines. Every woodworker should have one!

Last day to order is June 12th!
Inside This Issue
Show Us Your Shop
The Down to Earth Woodworker
June 2017 Book/DVD Specials
The Madcap Woodwright
Installing My Eclipse Bench Vise
Book Review: Working Wood 3
Festool Heaven New Issue
Show Us Your Woodworking
Show Us Your Woodcarving
Tool Review: Sterling Double Square
Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Finishing: Pore Fillers
Video: SuperMax Drum Sander Unboxing

The Highland Woodworker

Watch the most recent episode of
The Highland Woodworker

Worksite Radio BR10

Festool's SysRock Jobsite Radio brings rock star quality sound with Bluetooth streaming to the work site. This small radio can fill your shop or job site with high quality music from its internal FM radio or from your device via Bluetooth or 3.5mm auxiliary cable.

The Perfect Father's Day Gift!

Installing an Eclipse Workbench Vise

Installing My
Eclipse Bench Vise

After writing multiple project articles, Forrest Bonner used his Highland Woodworking store credit on a new 10 inch Eclipse Quick Release Bench Vise , and this month he explains how he installed it on his 40 year old workbench.

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read more

Upcoming Woodworking Classes
6/14 Finishing the Finish
6/15 Intro to Pen Turning
6/17 Basic Bowl Turning
6/18 Beginning Turning
6/20 Hand Tool Sharpening
6/22 Milling and Jointing Lumber
6/24 Carve a Wooden Spoon
6/24-25 Antique Restoration
6/25 Build a Krenov-style Plane
6/28 Sharpening for Turners
7/8 Hand Cut Dovetails
7/8 Spray Finishing
7/11 Table Saw Orientation
7/12 French Polish Workshop
7/15 Beginning Turning
7/16 Turn a Peppermill
7/18 Basic Bowl Turning
7/22 Intro to Marquetry
7/22 Finishing 101
7/23 Bandsaw Basics
7/25 Using Hand Planes
7/27 Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
7/29 Build a Tool Storage Box
7/30 Table Saw Basics

Class: Build a Krenov-style Plane with Jim Dillon

Featured Class:
Build a Krenov-style Plane
June 25, 2017

During this class you'll assemble the plane body; sharpen the iron; flatten the sole; shape the body with bandsaw, rasps, and sandpaper; learn about adjusting the plane to take shavings as you want to; and perhaps even apply the first coat of boiled linseed oil finish.

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Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

This month we're sharing Bill Richardson's garage workshop in Cape Vincent, NY.

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Show Us Your Woodworking

This month we're sharing a variety of woodworking projects made by James Gilbody out of Bozeman, MT.

View James' Projects

Show Us Your Woodcarving

Show Us Your Woodcarving

This month we are featuring wood carving projects made by Kevin Malone, who focuses on carving people and faces.

View Kevin's Carvings
Down to Earth Woodworker

The Down to Earth Woodworker

This month, Steve Johnson discusses the price you pay for "worked-in/dirty" jeans, continues his discussion on why woodworking is productive, and gets into the technical differences of a screw and a bolt.

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Finishing Tip:
Oil Based vs. Waterborne Pore Fillers

This month, Alan discusses the advantage of using waterborne pore fillers over oil based pore fillers when it comes to creating a "chatoyance" effect in your wood finish.

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The Madcap Woodwright
Life with a Roubo Workbench

Now that his Roubo Workbench is finished, John reflects on both the building process and the end result after having a chance to live and work with it for several months.

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Woodworking Tips

Tips from Sticks
in the Mud

This month, Jim shares his lag technique for drilling through wood, as well as a money-saving tip on where he finds shop carpeting for cheap.

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working wood 3

Book Review:
Working Wood 3

In this second volume in a series , begun with Paul Sellers's Working Wood 1 & 2 , James delves into a more detailed treatment of the methods and means of hand tool woodworking with an intensive review of the essentials of a well-equipped woodshop.

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Tool Review:
Sterling Toolworks 4 inch Double Square Set

This month, Jeff reviews the Sterling Toolworks 4 inch Double Square Set , a great measuring tool that fits in your apron pocket and one you'll definitely want to add to your shop.

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Festool Heaven, Issue 7

Read the most recent issue of Festool Heaven, including 'Why I Buy Festool', 'Festool Vecturo - A Knife for Wood', 'And Baby Makes Three - The Festool CT Mini Dust Extractor', Steve Lyde's Festool Workshop, and much more!

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Video: SuperMax Drum Sander Unboxing and Assembly

Watch an unboxing and assembly of the SuperMax Drum Sander with Steve Johnson.

Check out other product tour videos and demos on our YouTube Channel .

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Great Tools and Deals for Your Workshop
Sjobergs Elite Workbench 2500

Sjobergs Elite Workbench 2500 with SM04 Drawer Cabinet

Sjobergs has discontinued manufacture of their largest premium workbench, the Elite 2500 (8 feet 3 inches long, weighing 360 lbs.) Only a few are left. After this, no more of this model will be available.

Last Chance to Buy!

Taunton Press

Taunton Press
Book Specials

SAVE 30% on these titles through June 30th, 2017

Earlex Sprayport

SALE Earlex 2-Stage HVLP SprayPort

The compact Earlex SprayPort 6000 turbine is driven by a 1200 watt motor, providing plenty of power that makes it ideal for the small professional shop or serious amateur woodworker. This system makes spray application a pleasure.

Only $299.99, Save $150 while limited supply lasts!


Wood Slicer Resaw
Bandsaw Blade

I just got the Wood Slicer resaw blade and it's amazing. Seriously. I had no idea my own blade was such garbage until I tried this. I do a lot of resawing and have always hated it. This made it so much easier and faster. Will definitely buy again. -Veronique O.

Get your own
Wood Slicer now!


Festool DOMINO Connector System

Make quick, easy, reversible joints

SuperMax 19-38 Drum Sander with Stand

Make sanding quick
and easy!

Flip Through Our New
Spring/Summer Catalog

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Clearance Sale

Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

Illuminate your projects!

Carter Axe Carbide Full Size Turning Tools

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David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide

Makes it easy to hand saw perfect dovetails

Elipse P100
Dust Mask

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Leigh RTJ400 Router Table Dovetail Jig

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Mortise & Tenon Magazine

Issue 2 Now Available!

Making Things Work
Tales From a Cabinetmakers Life

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Rikon 8 inch Professional Low Speed Bench Grinder

Only $199.99


Lie-Nielsen Low-Angle Adjustable-Mouth Block Plane 60-1/2

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Lie-Nielsen No. 7 Jointer Plane

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Lie-Nielsen Tapered Saws

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More Lie-Nielsen Tools

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