Nov 162017
 
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Not sure what all you can do with that pile of Toggle Clamps sitting in your shop? Wondering why you should own them in the first place?

A few years ago, we invited Highland customers to submit their toggle clamp jig designs to Wood News. We were very impressed with the creativity exhibited in many of these designs.

Take a look through the Toggle Clamp Jig Gallery to get inspired – maybe you will find a few good ways to use toggle clamps in your own shop.

And if you have any great jig designs that aren’t shown in the gallery, we’d love to hear about them. Drop them in the comments below!

Nov 142017
 
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Highland Woodworking has just been featured in an interview on the Voyage ATL website as one of their picks for Midtown’s Rising Stars

The interview focuses on the evolution of Highland Woodworking, started by Chris and Sharon Bagby, who have been joined by their daughters, Kelley and Molly, in helping to run the family business.

We are honored to have been featured and we thrive to continue supporting our Atlanta community and the woodworking community throughout the world by providing quality woodworking education and customer service.

Karyn and Tom Lie-Nielsen of Lie-Nielsen Toolworks pictured with Chris, Kelley, and Molly Bagby

Nov 072017
 
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If you’ve been looking for the ultimate professional woodworking workbench, look no further. Sjobergs Elite Workbenches come in a number of different configurations, and are all constructed with dense, clear European beech. Every Sjobergs bench comes equipped with two massive 29″-wide vises that open to 5-3/4″, won’t rack and can be configured for left- as well […]

Nov 032017
 
POLL: Do You Use the Built-In Ruler On Your Saw Fences?
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  Do you use the built-in ruler on your saw fences? Many people don’t trust them, especially when they need a super-accurate cut. Whether on the table saw or miter saw, some use a rule to measure the distance between the blade and fence. And, certainly, that’s the way to get the best-fitting parts. I […]

Nov 022017
 
Bungee Cord Boom Arm– Tips from Sticks in the Mud – November 2017 – Tip #2
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No Southern-fried Southern boy wants to be called a Yankee, but we share the characteristics of shrewdness and thrift. Thus, each month we include a money-saving tip. It’s OK if you call me “cheap.” The Festool Vacuum Hose Boom Arm is a great invention, and Steve Johnson thinks I’m absolutely nuts because I don’t have one. […]

Nov 012017
 
Getting Rid of Dust Accumulation – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – November 2017 – Tip #1
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Welcome to “Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud Woodshop.” I am a hobbyist who loves woodworking and writing for those who also love the craft. I have found some ways to accomplish tasks in the workshop that might be helpful to you, and I enjoy hearing your own problem-solving ideas. Please share them in the COMMENTS section of each […]

Oct 262017
 
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Looking for a new way to construct cabinet drawers for a project? In this video series by The Down to Earth Woodworker, Steve Johnson, you’ll learn his process for building drawer boxes, mounting drawer slides, and more. Take a look at the first video below and then get started on your own cabinet drawers!