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Planing Stop

NEW - Benchcrafted
Planing Stop

This new planing stop will keep your workpiece from sliding across your bench while planing!

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Inside This Issue
Show Us Your Shop
The Down to Earth Woodworker
Nov/Dec 2016 Book/DVD Specials
Women in Woodworking
Book Review: Sam Maloof - 36 Views of a Master Woodworker
Show Us Your Woodworking
Show Us Your Carving
Tool Review: Veritas Power Tenon Cutter
Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Finishing: Wax Finishes
Safety Tip: Tablesaw Safety
Project Idea: Miniature Carved Tea Table
Video: Benchcrafted Vises
Blog: Woodworking Gifts
Poll: Shop Distractions
Woodpeckers One Time Tool

NEW Woodpeckers
OneTIME Tool
Model 6SS Carpenters Square

These life-lasting squares make extremely quick work of drawing 90 and 45 degree angles and are good for other layout chores.

Last day to order is Nov. 21, 2016
Good Clean Fun

Nick Offerman Visits Highland Woodworking

Highland Woodworking got a surprise visit from Nick Offerman, a well-known actor and woodworker who was in Atlanta promoting his new book, Good Clean Fun .

Read more about Nick's visit to Atlanta

Purchase Good Clean Fun
SawStop Visit

SawStop Factory Expert to Visit Highland

Join us on 11/12 anytime between 10am-3pm at Highland Woodworking in Atlanta for a chance to visit with SawStop Factory Expert, Rick Bragg. Get "hands-on" with all the SawStop Tablesaw models , and ask any product questions.

Sat, Nov. 12, 10 AM - 3 PM
Designing and Building Chairs with Jeff Miller

Class: Designing and Building Chairs with Jeff Miller
Nov. 5-6, 2016

Noted chairmaker, author and teacher Jeff Miller will be at Highland to illuminate the chair design and building methods he has developed over a lifetime.

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More Upcoming Classes
11/1 Hand Tool Sharpening
11/5-6 Designing and Building Chairs with Jeff Miller
11/9 French Polish Workshop
11/10 Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
11/15 Basic Bowl Turning
11/16-17 Build a Tool Storage Box
11/19 Finishing 101
11/22 Table Saw Orientation
11/29 Hand Planes
11/30 Coloring Wood
12/3-4 Build a Workbench

Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

This month we're sharing the woodworking shop of John Glenn in Wasilla, AK.

View More of John's Shop


Show Us Your Woodworking

This month we're sharing the woodworking projects of Gary Bastoky.

View Gary's Projects

Show Us Your Woodcarving

Show Us Your Woodcarving

This month we are featuring carvings created during an Arbortech employee carving competition.

View Arbortech's Carving Competition
Down to Earth Woodworker

The Down to Earth Woodworker

This month, Steve Johnson discusses how to care for the rechargeable batteries in your tools.

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Finishing Tip: Wax Finishes

This month, Alan shares his list of pros and cons when it comes to using wax finishes.

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Women in Woodworking

This month, Andrea interviews Sabiha Mujtaba, an accomplished custom furniture designer and maker, who works and teaches at Highland Woodworking.

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Woodworking Tips

Tips from Sticks in the Mud

This month, Jim has a tip on making and installing a movable exhaust fan for his shop and a money-saving tip on reusing salsa jars for woodworking finishes.

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Safety Tip: Tablesaw Safety

This month, our reader-submitted safety tip is a checklist for table saw safety.

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Project: Irish George II Carved Tea Table

Miniature carving specialist, Linda Master shares the how-to instructions for an Irish George II Carved Tea Table in 1:12 Scale.

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Tool Review: Veritas Power Tenon Cutter

Jeff Fleisher reviews the Veritas Power Tenon Cutter , which help in making cowboy furniture and other rustic designs by creating tenons on both dimensioned wood and rough sticks or branches.

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Book Review: Sam Maloof - 36 Views of a Master Woodworker

Norm Reid reviews the biography of Sam Maloof, an incredible woodworker whose life and work left a lasting impression on the woodworking community.

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Festool Heaven

Festool Heaven
Issue #4

Our most recent issue of Festool Heaven features a video on the CT SYS, a new user's experience with Festool, an overview of the newest Festool sanding tools, and more!

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Blog: Making Woodworking Gifts

In this blog series our contributors discussed the kinds of woodworking gifts they make and give to loved ones for the holidays.

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Highland YouTube: Benchcrafted Vises

Join Matt Cremona as he discusses Benchcrafted's superb Glide Leg Vise and Tail Vise .

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Poll: Shop Distractions

This month Jim Randolph asks: "Do Distractions or Interruptions Cause You To Make Mistakes?"

Answer the poll

Great Deals for Your Workshop
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!

Bessey K Body REVO Pair of Clamps SUPER SALE!!

SUPER SALE on Pairs of Bessey K Body Revo Clamps

Bessey K-Body REVO clamps are the best choice when gluing-up doors, panels and cabinet carcasses. We are offering Bessey's K Body REVO Clamps at special prices while supplies last.

Save up to 35%

Sjobergs Elite Workbench Sale!

For a limited time, the Sjobergs 1500 & 2000 Elite workbenches with drawer cabinet are on sale and come with a free accessory kit.

Sale ends Dec. 31, 2016


Wood Slicer Resaw
Bandsaw Blade

"These blades are everything they advertise. Cuts thru wood like butter and leaves the smoothest cut I've ever seen. They're a bargain for the price." -YouTube User

Get your own Wood Slicer now!

More Great Books and Tools for your Workshop

SuperMax 19-38
Drum Sander
with Stand

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SuperMax Drum Sander Abrasives

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Rikon Bandsaws

Get a Great Deal
While Supplies Last

Universal Mobile Base

$20 OFF while limited quantities last!


Rikon 25-131 Portable Planer
13 inch

SALE - ONLY $269.99

Thomas Flinn Hand Saws

CLICK HERE for more info

David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide

Makes it easy to hand saw perfect dovetails

Hofmann & Hammer
All Round Workbench



Mortise & Tenon Magazine

A must-have for woodworkers!

NEW Mueller
Hand Forged Axes

Hand forged in Austria

Fox Chapel Book Specials

Save 33% on these titles
through December 31, 2016

Clearance Sale

Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive 1975-2015 DVD-ROM

SAVE $30

Elipse P100
Dust Mask

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Leigh RTJ400 Router Table Dovetail Jig

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Council Tool Axes

Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

Light up your shop!

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