May 282020
 
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Are you looking for a way to construct a quick kitchen base cabinet? In this 2-part video by The Down to Earth Woodworker, you can follow along with Steve’s design, cuts, and assembly.

Take a look at both videos below and then get started on your own kitchen cabinets!

May 262020
 
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In the May 2020 episode of The Highland Woodworker, Chuck looks at the Bora NGX Clamp Edge Saw Guide. He does a couple of demo cuts with the guide and explains how it can turn your circular saw into a track saw.

Take a look at the video before and see if this tool is right for your shop!

May 212020
 
Tool Review: MicroJig MatchFit Dovetail Clamp Pro and ZeroPlay 360 Sled Kit
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For the May 2020 issue of Wood News Online, Jeff Fleisher reviewed the MicroJig MatchFit Dovetail Clamp Pro and ZeroPlay 360 Sled Kit, both available at Highland Woodworking: These two products, used together, create an accurate sled with no movement within the miter slot and a surface with dovetail slots that use MicroJig’s clamps and […]

May 192020
 
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On Saturday we released the May 2020 episode of The Highland Woodworker, this time featuring woodworker Charles Brock! Yes that’s right, we finally convinced Chuck to interview himself and what an interview it was. We loved hearing Chuck’s story of how he got into woodworking, as well as getting a full tour of his Spring […]

May 142020
 
Book Review: Mortise & Tenon Magazine: Issue 8
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For the May 2020 issue of Wood News Online, Norm Reid reviewed Issue #8 of Mortise & Tenon Magazine: As always, emphasis is on hand tool woodworking, with a strong sub-emphasis on living close to nature. The result is a refreshing diversion from the overwhelmingly high technology world so far divergent from the earth from […]

May 122020
 
Using Backsaws for Accurate Sawing
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In the May 2020 issue of Wood News, Samuel Colchamiro discusses backsaws, and offers several tips for becoming better at using them. In the modern world of precise woodworking machines, handsaws are often discarded as obsolete and inaccurate. Many woodworkers are drawn to the precision of the table saw and consider the classic handsaw far […]

May 072020
 
A Job That Can't Be Lost
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In the May 2020 issue of Wood News, Bob Rummer discusses how the 1930s were a boom for home crafts and leisure activity, and considers how that might compare to current events. The coronavirus crisis is changing what we do with our spare time. We can’t all go hiking when we want, and playgrounds, rec […]