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Woodpeckers OneTime Tool

Woodpeckers OneTime Tool
Pocket Compass

The Woodpeckers Pocket Compass is compact and can be safely carried around in your pocket while still being dependable to layout accurate curves. The smaller compass can draw a circle from 1" to 7" while the XL version draws a 2" to 21" circle.

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Inside This Issue

Show Us Your Workshop
The Down to Earth Woodworker
Poll: Sharpening Tools
Dogbone Router Plane
Auriou Toolworks
Video: Wolverine Grinding Jig
Blog: Lost My "Man" Card
Book Review: Ingenious Mechanicks
Show Us Your Woodworking
Show Us Your Woodcarving
Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Finishing: Dusting

The Highland Woodworker

The Highland Woodworker

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SawStop Router Contest

Enter Our SawStop
Router Table Sweepstakes

We're giving away a SawStop Router Table: YOUR CHOICE of either the Standalone model, Benchtop model, or the model that mounts on a SawStop PCS Tablesaw. Included with the SawStop Router Table is a SawStop Router Lift and the Downdraft Box which enhances dust collection. Deadline for entry is Noon ET on 9/25/18 and multiple entries are permitted.

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Save Auriou Toolworks and the Forge de Saint-Juéry

One of our suppliers, Auriou Toolworks, is in need of funding to save the "Forge de Saint-Juéry" workshop where the well-known Auriou rasps are hand-forged in Saint-Juéry, Tarn, France. Help support high quality hand tools with any size donation, directly to the Forge de Saint-Juéry.

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Upcoming Woodworking Classes

8/9 Milling & Jointing Lumber
8/11 Spray Finishing
8/14 Hand Tool Sharpening
8/15 French Polish Workshop
8/16 Intro to Pen Turning
8/25 Beginning Character Carving
8/26 Table Saw Basics
8/28-29 Build a Bookcase
9/8 Hand Cut Dovetails
9/9 Whittle a Horse
9/10-13 Cabinetmaking Basics
9/15 Finishing 101
9/19 Finishing the Finish
9/20 Intro to Pen Turning
9/22 Beginning Turning
9/22-23 Antique Restoration
9/25 Using Hand Planes
9/26 Taming the Skew
9/27 Milling & Jointing Lumber
9/29 Carve a Wooden Spoon
9/30 Intro to Chip Carving

Whittle a Horse

Featured Class:
Whittle a Swedish Dala Horse with Jim LeClaire
September 9, 2018

The carved Dala horse has been an iconic symbol of Swedish hemslojd - "handicraft". In this class, renowned wood figurine carver, Jim LeClaire, will help you whittle and carve your own Dala horse. This is a perfect beginning carving/whittling project that uses minimal tools, but will let you learn and practice knife whittling skills to set you on your way for a hobby of woodcarving.

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Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

We're sharing Jeff Fleisher's workshop in New Market, VA. You may recognize Jeff and his shop from the monthly tool reviews he writes for Wood News.

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Show Us Your Woodworking

Show Us Your Woodworking

We're sharing several rocking horse projects made by Kenneth Sternberg. We're looking for more Show Us Your Woodworking submissions. Submit pictures of your own woodworking to woodnews@highlandwoodworking.com.

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Show Us Your Woodcarving

Show Us Your Woodcarving

We're featuring wood carving projects made by Jason Uhl who we last featured in our December 2016 issue of Wood News Online.

View Jason's Carvings
Down to Earth Woodworker

The Down to Earth Woodworker

In this month's column, Steve discusses his new fascination with 3D printing, whether or not raising prices is actually a good thing, and asks the question "do real woodworkers use screws or nails?"

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Finishing Tip:

Alan shares tips on how to remove dust from your finely finished projects.

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Sticks in the Mud

Tips from Sticks
in the Mud

Jim shares how he built an owl nest box project using some leftover construction cedar he had laying around.

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Woodworking Poll

Poll: Do You Take Time To Sharpen?

People are of two minds about sharpening. Some hate sharpening. They despise having to stop working, even though they realize that sharp tools are safer and easier to use. Others might not mind sharpening, but nobody loves it. This month's poll asks "How do you make yourself stop and sharpen your tools?"

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Ingenious Mechanicks

Book Review:
Ingenious Mechanicks by Christopher Schwarz

A recent release from Lost Art Press, Ingenious Mechanicks is an homage to Christopher Schwarz's love for workbenches and his dedication to understanding them in all their manifestations. This book is a must-have for both hand tool woodworkers and those fascinated by the history of woodworking.

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Dogbone Router Plane

Making a Dogbone Router Plane

Here's a unique little router plane that's quick to build and comes in handy for cleaning up the occasional dado bottom or any number of uses you can imagine for it. This started life as a spare 5/8" carbide tool insert from Arizona Carbide.

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Oneway Wolverine Grinding Jig

Oneway Wolverine Grinding Jig

In this short video, Justin Moon explains the basics and offers tips for using the Oneway Wolverine Grinding Jig to accurately and repeatably sharpen all of your woodturning tools and more.

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

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Blog: Lost My "Man" Card with a Battery-Powered Chainsaw

Terry Chapman recently bought a battery operated chainsaw causing him to lose his "man" card, but the benefits he has found with battery over gas power have made it worth it.

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Great Tools and Deals for Your Workshop

SAVE 50% on the Starrett EXACT Measuring Tape

Starrett and Highland Woodworking are offering this special one time production run of these tapes at a great price. Made of high durability ABS plastic and a black overmolding on the bottom, this measuring tape fits comfortably in the hand with an improved grip, and it won't scar your work while measuring.

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Sale Quantities Are Limited

SAVE 33% on the Portamate 6-Shelf Lumber Rack

The Portamate PBR-001 6-Shelf Lumber Rack provides efficient storage capacity for up to 600 lbs. of lumber or other lengthy materials mounted inside your workshop or out. Only $39.99 while our sale quantity lasts.

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Sale Quantities Are Limited

Pre-Order Issue 5
Mortise & Tenon Magazine

Pre-orders are now open for the next issue of Mortise & Tenon Magazine due out in late September. As always, this beautiful magazine delivers a fine collection of articles celebrating the preservation, research, and recreation of historic furniture.

Pre-Order Issue 5 for Delivery in Late September!

Hands Employed Aright

Hands Employed Aright

In Hands Employed Aright, author Joshua A. Klein, the founder of Mortise & Tenon Magazine, examines what might be the most complete record of the life of an early 19th-century American craftsman. Using papers, tools and surviving furniture, Klein paints a picture of a man of remarkable mechanical genius, seemingly boundless energy and the deepest devotion.

Pre-Order Now for Shipment in Late August


Save on a New Workbench!

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Save $10 on the
Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Worklight

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Save 15% on our
NEW Improved
Non-Slip Parallel Clamps

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Save $70 on the Rikon 10 inch
Bandsaw 10-305

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Festool Power Tools

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Bad Axe Toolworks D8 24 inch
Panel Saw

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Fisch Jennings Pattern Auger Bit

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Wood Slicer

Wood Slicer Resaw Bandsaw Blade

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Cut and Dried

Cut & Dried
By John Brown

NEW from Lost Art Press

NEW The Mechanic's Companion
By Peter Nicholson

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Flip Catalog

Flip Through Our Summer 2018 Woodworking Catalog

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latest catalog

Dust Mask

Elipse P100
Dust Mask

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Spoon Carving

Narex Spoon
Carving Kit

Great Beginner's Project!

David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide

Makes it easy to hand cut perfect dovetails

Leigh B975 Box Joint and Beehive Jig

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Lie Nielsen

Lie Nielsen
Hand Tools

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