Jun 082021
 
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For the May 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Temple Blackwood discusses his preference for ‘best-tool-in-the-box’, the Fingernail Gouge:

My natural preference for favorite tool is the skew chisel, But if we’re talking “best tool in the box” – my tool-for-the-day is the versatile and dexterous fingernail gouge, which in my shop comes in three different sizes: 12mm, 8mm, and 6mm.

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Jun 042021
 
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It’s almost Father’s Day and what better way to show Dad or Grandpa you love him than with a homemade woodworking gift. Or better yet, if he is a woodworker himself, maybe you can surprise him with a new tool from our Father’s Day Gift Guide or let him pick one out himself with a Highland Woodworking Gift Certificate. And if you’re a father yourself, be sure to look through our gift guide and forward it on to your loved ones.

This month, we want to know what you’re getting/making for Dad this Father’s Day! Or if you’re a father, we want to know what you want most!

Jun 012021
 
Women in Woodworking: Meet Larissa Huff
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For the May 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Char interviewed Larissa Huff, who started off as a woodworking apprentice and now owns the Lohr Woodworking Studio and the Lohr School of Woodworking with her business partner: Unique, timeless, and beautiful…these are a few words one would use to describe the work of Larissa Huff. […]

May 272021
 
Stories from Grandpa's Workshop: Black Walnut - An Old Friend
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For the May 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Bob shares his love of Black Walnut, his favorite type of wood for his woodworking projects. Yesterday I was breaking down some walnut lumber to make leg blanks for a coffee table. This is some of the last of the rough sawn lumber that Dad put […]

May 252021
 
World of Woodcraft - The Shocking Secret to Giving Up Gaming for Woodworking
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My first experience woodworking was with the Boy Scout Pinewood Derby car kit. Seeing that block of wood with 4 wheels and 4 nails sitting on the table, my grade school mind ran wild with all sorts of impractical designs. Thankfully, my father was there to ‘help’ and by the end had carved out a […]

May 182021
 
Book Review: Mortise & Tenon Magazine, Issue 10
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For the April 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Norm Reid reviewed the 10th issue of Mortise & Tenon Magazine: What began a few years ago as a tentative exploration of the possibilities for a new and decidedly fresh approach to woodworking literature has now reached a milestone. This, the 10th issue of this intriguing […]