Wood News Online, No. 136, December 2016 Welcome to Highland Woodworking About Highland Woodworking Woodworking classes and seminars Woodworking articles and solutions Subscribe to Wood News
Sj0bergs Elite 2000 Workbench

Sjobergs Elite 2000 Workbench Sale - Save $698

We have a very limited quantity remaining of our top-of-the-line Sjobergs Elite 2000 Workbench Package Deal . It comes complete with a double-door cabinet with 6 drawers, and a useful accessory package valued at $148.

remaining at this great price!
Inside This Issue
Show Us Your Shop
The Down to Earth Woodworker
December 2016 Book/DVD Specials
Book Review: Good Clean Fun
Show Us Your Woodworking
Show Us Your Carving
Tool Review: Benchcrafted Planing Stop
Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Finishing: Shading
Safety Tip: Submit Your Safety Tips
Award Update: Krenov Foundation
Video: Barron Dovetail Saw Guide
The Highland Woodworker
Blog: Woodworking Wishlists
Poll: Making Holiday Gifts
Micro Jig GRR-Ripper Complete System Double Pack

SALE - Micro Jig GRR-Ripper Complete System
Double Pack

For MicroJig's 15th Anniversary we've got this great double pack deal that comes with two Advanced GRR-RIPPERs and 2 of each of their full-range of upgraded accessories made for the GRR-RIPPER.

ON SALE - $40 OFF through 12/31/16
The Highland Woodworker

Watch the December Episode of The Highland Woodworker

This month Chuck takes us inside a hybrid shop that specializes in building guitars, introduces us to Master furniture maker Robert Johnson, shows us the Finer Points of working reclaimed wood with John Tetreault, and discusses accurate hand-cut dovetail making with the Barron Guide .

Watch Now!
Build a Shaker Style Candle Box with Grant Lutz

Class: Build a Shaker Style Candle Box with Grant Lutz
Jan. 7-8, 2016

In this two day class students will be instructed in the assembly of a shaker style candle box using hand cut half blind dovetails. In addition, each student will fit a bottom and lid, in the style of a beveled panel into a dado.

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More Upcoming Classes
12/6 Hand Tool Sharpening
12/8 Milling and Jointing Lumber
12/10-11 Woodworking Expanded
12/13 Hand Cut Dovetails
12/14 Finishing the Finish
12/15 Handcut Mortise and Tenon
12/17 Beginning Character Carving
12/17 Finishing 101
12/19 Intro to Pen Turning
12/21 Sharpening for Turners
1/4 French Polish Workshop
1/5 Basic Bowl Turning
1/7-1/8 Shaker Style Candle Box
1/10 Hand Cut Dovetails
1/12 Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
1/18 Coloring Wood
1/19 Milling and Jointing Lumber
1/21 Build a Tool Storage Box
1/22 Bandsaw Basics
1/24 Intro to Pen Turning
1/25 Taming the Skew
1/26 Basic Bowl Turning
1/28 Beginning Turning
1/29 Turn a Peppermill
1/31 Hand Planes

Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

This month we're sharing the woodworking shop of Terry Zimmerman in Bonaire, GA.

View More of Terry's Shop


Show Us Your Woodworking

This month we're sharing the woodworking projects of Dave Tuel.

View Dave's Projects

Show Us Your Woodcarving

Show Us Your Woodcarving

This month we are featuring woodcarving projects made by Jason Uhl.

View Jason's Projects
Down to Earth Woodworker

The Down to Earth Woodworker

This month, Steve Johnson continues his discussion on rechargeable batteries, brings up the idea of creating positive habits in the workshop, and shares his love of gaffers tape.

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Finishing Tip: Shading

This month, Alan shares his tips for using a "shader" in order to blend blotchy or inconsistent finishing jobs.

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Book Review:
Nick Offerman's
Good Clean Fun

Norm Reid reviews actor/woodworker Nick Offerman's newest title Good Clean Fun , which provides a look inside the inner-workings of the well-known Offerman Woodshop and much more!

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Woodworking Tips

Tips from Sticks
in the Mud

This month, Jim has shop organization tips on creating filing systems for important documents, tool instruction manuals, warranties, and more.

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Blog: Woodworking Wishlists

In this blog series our contributors list and discuss the woodworking gifts they're hoping to receive for the holidays this year.

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Tool Review: Benchcrafted
Planing Stop

Jeff Fleisher reviews the Benchcrafted Planing Stop , which solves the problem of keeping your workpiece in place while planing on your bench.

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Highland YouTube Channel
David Barron Magnetic
Dovetail Saw Guide

Join Morton as he discusses the David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide and shares some tips and tricks for using these guides successfully.

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Poll: Making Woodworking Gifts for the Holidays

This month Jim Randolph asks: "Do you make your own woodworking gifts for the holidays?"

Answer the poll

Festool Heaven

Festool Heaven
Issue #5

Our most recent issue of Festool Heaven features a Steve Johnson article on the Festool Kapex and CT SYS Dust Extractor , Morton's Shop Tour, and more!

Read Festool Heaven

Award Update: Krenov Foundation

In our July 2016 issue we shared the Krenov Foundation's award application for their Professional Development Award. We're happy to announce it was awarded to Kelly Parker who received a $2500 scholarship which she will use at the Centre for Fine Woodworking in Nelson, New Zealand.

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Flip Through Our New
Winter Catalog

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Submit Your 2-Minute Safety Tips!

We're in need of more 2-minute safety tips! Do you have a safety tip you always keep in mind when you are in the shop? Share it with us , and you could get a $25 Highland Woodworking gift card if we feature your tip in a future issue.

Submit your safety tip!

Great Tools and 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%

Tormek T-8 Sharpening System with FREE Rotating Base

Get a free RB-180 Rotating Base when you purchase a Tormek T-8 Sharpening System through December 31, 2016.

Special Ends 12/31/16


Wood Slicer Resaw
Bandsaw Blade

"I received the Woodslicer blade last week. Got it on my 14" bandsaw yesterday. On the first try, sliced 1/16" x 8" wide white ash veneer panels that were even and smooth! Amazing product. Why did I wait so long to get one? Very helpful instruction sheet included. Thank you." -Don Miller

Get your own Wood Slicer now!


Rikon 8 inch Professional Low Speed Bench Grinder

SAVE $50

Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

SAVE $10

Woodworker's 6 inch Dial Caliper

SAVE $10

Fisch Wave Cutter Forstner Bit - Set of 7

SAVE $20


SuperMax 19-38
Drum Sander
with Stand

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SuperMax Drum
Sander Abrasives

CLICK HERE for more info

Rikon Bandsaws

Get a Great Deal
While Supplies Last

NEW Festool Multi-Function Table Accessory Kit

Perfect Accompaniment to the Festool Multi-Function Table


NEW - The Woodworker
The Charles Hayward Years - Vol 3

Brand New Arrival from Lost Art Press

NEW Mueller
Hand Forged Axes

Hand forged in Austria

Fox Chapel
Book Specials

Save 33% on these titles
through Dec. 31, 2016

Clearance Sale

Tool-less Blade Guide Upgrade Kit for Rikon 10-324 and 10-325 Bandsaws

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Elipse P100
Dust Mask

Click here for more info

Leigh RTJ400 Router Table Dovetail Jig

CLICK HERE for more info

David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide

Makes it easy to hand saw perfect dovetails


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