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Woodpeckers OneTime Tool Dual Miter Scribing Gauge

Save $691 on a Sjobergs Elite 2000 Workbench

This special limited time package deal offer includes the Sjƶbergs Elite 2000 Workbench with deluxe 6-drawer cabinet, plus an accessory kit that includes an adjustable bench holdfast, a set of cork jaw liners, and an all-purpose anvil for metal working at your bench.


Inside This Issue
Show Us Your Shop
The Down to Earth Woodworker
Poll: Do You Use the Built-In Ruler On Your Saw Fences?
November/December 2017 Book Specials
Book Review: Mortise & Tenon, Issue 3
Women in Woodworking
Building a Wooden Tripod
Blog: Turning Pain into Passion
Show Us Your Woodworking
Submit Your Carving Projects
Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Finishing: Buffing
New Winter Catalog
Video: Benchcrafted Hi Vise Hardware
Rikon 14 inch Deluxe Bandsaw 10-326 with FREE Mobility Kit

Rikon 14 inch Deluxe Bandsaw 10-326 with
FREE Mobility Kit

For a limited time, get a free Rikon 13-325 Mobility Kit ($79.99 value) when you buy a Rikon 10-326 Deluxe 14" Bandsaw!

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Bessey Sale

SALE Bessey K Body REVO Pair of 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.

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Tormek T-8
Sharpening System
Special Offer

Save when you buy a Tormek T-8 Sharpener with a Hand Tool Kit until the end of the year! Get a Hand tool kit for 50% off regular price when purchased with a T-8 Sharpener.

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Woodpeckers OneTime Tool

OneTime Tool
SS Compass

These Woodpeckers Compass/Dividers come in 2 sizes, 12" or 8". Their new design makes them highly functional and a joy to use to make precise mechanical drawings for virtually everything you want to build.

Last Day to Order is 11/27/17

Class: Beginning Turning

Featured Class:
Beginning Turning
November 11, 2017 or
December 2, 2017

In this all-levels class, students will spend part of the class learning to use turning tools through guided practice and spend the latter part of the class using the techniques that were learned earlier in the day to create projects like finger tops, honey dippers, pestles, goblets, carvers mallet, etc.

Click here to sign up for either day

Upcoming Woodworking Classes in our Atlanta Store

11/11 Beginning Turning
11/12 Basic Bowl Turning
11/13 Intro to Pen Turning
11/15 Sharpening for Turners
11/16 Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
11/21 Using Hand Planes
11/28-29 Build a Bookcase
12/2 Beginning Turning
12/2 Finishing 101
12/3 Basic Bowl Turning
12/5 Hand Tool Sharpening
12/6 Coloring Wood
12/12 Using Hand Planes
12/13 Finishing the Finish
12/14 Milling and Jointing Lumber
12/16 Basic Bowl Turning
12/17 Turn a Peppermill
12/18 Intro to Pen Turning
12/20 Taming the Skew
12/21 Hand Cut Mortise and Tenon
12/30 Beginning Character Carving

Festool Roadshow Comes to Highland Woodworking
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017

On Thursday, December 7th from 10am-2pm, representatives from Festool USA will be at Highland Woodworking in their giant Festool big rig, demonstrating the latest Festool power tools and answering your questions. Free lunch provided!

Read about last year's event

Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

We're sharing Brent Nichols' 15x33 foot garage workshop located in Corydon, Indiana.

View Brent's Shop


Show Us Your Woodworking

We're sharing several woodworking projects made by Jim Hall, who became interested in woodworking at a young age when he was influenced by his father.

View Jim'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!

Submit your Carving Projects!
Down to Earth Woodworker

The Down to Earth Woodworker

Steve discusses his new barn building project, how he uses epoxy in woodworking, and shares his idea of a new shaker inspired furniture project.

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Finishing Tip:
Buffing An Old Finish

Alan explains how he uses wet sanding and buffing to revive an old finishing job.

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Woodworking Tips

Tips from Sticks
in the Mud

This month, Jim shares a few life hacks to help with dust extraction from your sander.

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Poll: Built-In Ruler On Saw Fences?

Jim Randolph asks: "Do You Use the Built-In Ruler On Your Saw Fences?"

Answer the poll


Project: Building a Wooden Tripod

For the 2017 solar eclipse, I wanted to build an indirect solar viewer. This article isn't about the solar viewer (spoiler alert, it failed due to having the wrong aperture size), but about the tripod that I built to hold it in place.

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Mortise and Tenon, Issue 3

Book Review:
Mortise & Tenon
Issue 3

Enhanced by a wealth of beautiful photography and drawings and delightfully laid out, Mortise & Tenon, Issue 3 promised a feast for the eyes as well as for the mind. It did not disappoint.

Click here to read
Norm's review

Women in Woodworking

This month, Andrea interviews Erin Irber, who is currently taking the 9-month, furniture making intensive program at the Krenov School of Fine Woodworking.

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Blog: Turning Pain into Passion with Woodworking

This month's blog shares a heartwarming story about Jamie Fell, a woodworker who faced the passing of his daughter and a stroke shortly thereafter. But he turned to woodworking and it helped turn his pain into a new passion.

Click here to read more

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

Save $50 on a Tool-less Blade Guide Upgrade Kit

Upgrade the guides on your Rikon 10-324 or 10-325 14" bandsaw and throw away all of those hex wrenches. This kit installs in minutes and upgrades your saw to the simplicity of tool-less spring-loaded guides. Just position the guide and tighten the thumbscrew to set each guide bearing.

Save $50 for a limited time

SuperMax 16-32 Drum Sander with Stand

NEW SuperMax 16-32 Drum Sander
with Stand

The SuperMax 16-32 offers outstanding dimensioning and finshing power in a compact and affordable package. You can sand stock as short as 2-1/4" or as long as your shop (and your own support rollers) can accommodate.

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Fox Chapel

Fox Chapel
Book Specials

Save 33% on these titles through 12/31/17

Woodpeckers OneTime Tool - Hole Boring Jig

Precision template and guide bushings make repeatable dog hole patterns in bench tops a breeze. This Woodpeckers OneTime Tool is great for Festool MFT owners!

Last Day to Order is 11/13/17

Bessey Clamp Sale

Video: Benchcrafted
Hi Vise Hardware

In this video, Guy Dunlap explains how the new Benchcrafted Hi Vise Hardware can dramatically improve your approach to carving tasks, cutting and paring dovetail work, and detail work, allowing you to work with greater control. Guy also reviews the easy installation of this valuable addition to your shop.

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

Click here to watch

The Highland Woodworker

The Highland Woodworker

We're sad to announce that this is the final episode of the Highland Woodworker TV show after a great six-year run. Many thanks to all who have watched and supported our show, and especially to the show's producers, Charles Brock and Stephen Price, who put spent countless hours creating dozens of entertaining episodes. Other creative projects are being contemplated down the road, and we will continue to share inspiring and educational woodworking stories with our customers going forward.

Watch the Final Episode of
The Highland Woodworker

Festool Cordless Sanders

NEW Festool
Cordless Sanders

These 3 new cordless Festool Sanders are modeled after their original counterparts, the ETS 125 REQ, the RTS 400 REQ, and the DTS 400 REQ. These sanders have the option of being used cordless or corded depending on the sanding job you're facing in the shop, and offer great versatility and lightweight sanding!

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Wooden Model Kits

Great Gift Idea!

Woodworking Tool Kit for Kids

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Builder Boards

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Hock Kitchen Knife Kits

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Flip Through
Our New Winter Catalog

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David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide

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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tools

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Clearance Sale

Wood Slicer Resaw
Bandsaw Blade

Click here for more info

Rikon 8 inch Professional Low Speed Bench Grinder

ON SALE - Save $20

Thinking of getting a SawStop for your workshop?

Your fingers are worth it!

Tormek T-4 Bushcraft Limited Edition

Save $93 while limited supply lasts


SALE Earlex 2-Stage HVLP SprayPort

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

Leigh RTJ400 Router Table Dovetail Jig

Click here for more info

Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Work Light

Illuminate your projects!

Elipse P100
Dust Mask

Ideal for Woodworkers

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