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Mortise and Tenon Magazine

Mortise & Tenon Magazine
Issue #2

Hot off the presses, this brand new issue of Mortise & Tenon Magazine is even better than the first one! Issue 2 includes more in-depth articles, beautiful full-page pictures, and much more!

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BRAND NEW issue!
Inside This Issue

Show Us Your Shop
The Down to Earth Woodworker
Chris Pye Visits Highland
January/February 2017 Book/DVD Specials
Book Review: The Woodworker - Volume 3
Show Us Your Woodworking
Submit Your Carving Projects
Tool Review: Woodpeckers Mini
Carbide Scraper

Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Finishing: Story Boards
Safety Tip: Tie Your Shoes
Blog: Woodworking Resolutions
Poll: Protecting Shop Equipment from Dust
Woodpeckers OneTime Tool - Precision Corner Jig

Woodpeckers OneTime Tool
Precision Corner Jig

Cut perfect, fast and easy radius or chamfered corners with the Woodpeckers Precision Corner Jig . This jig delivers perfectly shaped corners on tabletops, cabinets, and other furniture projects and can be used at either a router table or when using a hand-held router.

Last Day to Order is 1/9/17
Chris Pye

Master Carver Chris Pye's Recent Visit to Highland Woodworking

Highland Woodworking recently had the privilege of hosting master woodcarver Chris Pye for a morning class on sharpening carving tools. Afterwards an informal session in the afternoon provided an opportunity for class members and staff to pick his brain on matters of technique with respect to their own projects and to learn more about his process.

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WOOD WORKS Exhibition
OCAF Gallery
Watkinsville, GA
Jan. 20 - Feb 17, 2017

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More Upcoming Classes
1/7-1/8 Shaker Style Candle Box
1/12 Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
1/18 Coloring Wood
1/19 Milling and Jointing Lumber
1/22 Bandsaw Basics
1/25 Taming the Skew
1/31 Hand Planes
2/4 Drawknives and Spokeshaves
2/6-2/9 Cabinetmaking Basics
2/11 Carve a Wooden Spoon
2/12 Bandsaw Basics
2/15 Finishing the Finish

Featured Class: Cabinetmaking Basics
with Jim Dillon
Feb. 6-9, 2017

In four intensive nights you'll build your own Euro-style floor cabinet, complete with door and drawer, to take home with you. More importantly, you'll learn how to make more cabinets, in different sizes and styles, what tools you need, how to choose and install hardware, and a bit about installation. Cabinet size is approximately 15" wide x 25" deep
x 30-1/2" tall.

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Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

This month we're sharing the woodworking shops of Tony Rumball in Australia, who has access to 3 different shops in his local retirement community.

View More of Tony's Shop


Show Us Your Woodworking

This month we're sharing the woodworking projects of Juerg Salzgeber who builds contemporary wood art.

View Juerg's Projects

Show Us Your Woodcarving

Show Us Your Woodcarving

We're currently looking for future submissions for our Show Us Your Carving column! Submissions that appear in Wood News Online will receive a $50 Highland Woodworking Store Credit! Please click the link below to submit your carving projects.

Submit your Carving Projects!
Down to Earth Woodworker

The Down to Earth Woodworker

This month, Steve Johnson discusses how he organizes and uses all of the scrapwood leftover from making holiday gifts and explains how he makes custom clamping cauls to assist in glue-ups.

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Finishing Tip:
Story Boards

This month, Alan shares his tips on using story boards to help with the finishing process.

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Book Review:
The Woodworker - The Charles Hayward Years
Volume 3

Norm Reid reviews the 3rd volume in The Woodworker - The Charles Hayward Years series, which focuses on joinery and provides a compact explanation of how to cut a wide variety of joints and avoid common mistakes in doing so.

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Woodworking Tips

Tips from Sticks
in the Mud

This month, Jim has sharpening tips on how he built his own sharpening station, as well as a money-saving tip on making a jig to get the perfect sharpening angle.

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Blog: Woodworking Resolutions for 2017

In this blog series our contributors discuss their 2017 New Year's Resolutions related to woodworking and the projects and skills they hope to accomplish this year.

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Tool Review: Woodpeckers Mini Carbide Scraper

Jeff Fleisher reviews the Woodpeckers Mini Carbide Scraper , an inexpensive, easy-to-use scraper that is perfect for single-handed glue scraping projects.

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Poll: Protecting Electronic Equipment in the Shop from Dust

This month Jim Randolph asks: "What do you do to protect your electronic equipment in the shop from dust?"

Answer the poll

Safety Tip: Tie Your Shoes!

This month, Jim from Vermont shares his story of what happened when he forgot to tie his shoes when working in his workshop.

read the 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!

Taunton Press Book Specials

Taunton Press
Book Specials

Save 33% on these titles through February 28, 2017

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%


Wood Slicer Resaw
Bandsaw Blade

"I received the Wood Slicer blades and immediately put one on my band saw. I was blown away with the smooth cut that I got with these blades. Your blades were awesome and if I could hold a steady hand, I would not have to even sand the final cut of the re-saw." -Jeff Johnson

Get your own
Wood Slicer now!


Rikon 8 inch Professional Low Speed Bench Grinder

Only $199.99

Rikon Bandsaws

Get a Great Deal While Supplies Last

Fisch Wave Cutter Forstner Bit - Set of 7

Only $99.99

Clearance Sale

Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

Illuminate your projects!

NEW Radzi Varikant Edge Trimming Plane

Trim and bevel veneer!

Festool Tabletop Systainer SYS-MFT


Record Power 12-Piece
Carving Chisel Set
w/ DVD

For Woodworkers of
ALL Levels


SawStop Professional Cabinet Tablesaw PCS

Accidents happen

NEW Mueller Adzes

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Lie-Nielsen Dowel Plate

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Portamate PM-1800 Panel Carrier

A Great Shop-Helper!


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

Click here for more info

Elipse P100
Dust Mask

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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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