In the February issue of Festool Heaven, Morton compares the Festool DF500 with the Festool XL DF700, to help you understand which tool is right for which job.
I really liked the idea of using a wood screw, partly because I liked Scott Meek’s and partly because of my love affair with wood. But the Benchcrafted system comes highly recommended. I decided to combine the two systems, using the Crisscross mechanism in conjunction with the Lake Erie screw.
I’d like to take a vacation, but who has time? I’d like to take a day off, but who has time? I’d like to have an afternoon to work on a stool I started four months ago, but who has time? It seems we’re a busy people, always on the go. I get up at […]
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.” There is one thing contrarian about the Festool RO90: the dust collection holes are not the same size as other Festool […]
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 […]
Today we wanted to share a special #ThrowbackThursday to a Popular Woodworking blog written by Chris Schwarz exactly 5 years ago about Highland Woodworking, calling us the ‘Hand-tool Stalwarts of the South.‘ We also wanted to give a special thanks to Chris Schwarz, Megan Fitzpatrick and Lost Art Press for being some of our biggest […]
Have you ever considered bending wood for a woodworking project? The technique can really add interest to a piece, and is easier than you might think with the help of an Earlex Steam Generator! Click below to find an article and a video on building an inexpensive steam box for bending wood as well as […]