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The Highland Woodworker, Episode 34

It’s the final episode of The Highland Woodworker On this episode: -A look at some of our favorite features and Moments With Masters from past episodes. -The Finer Points: Creating perfect hinge mortises. These stories and more on the final episode of The Highland Woodworker And if you’ve missed any episodes, you can find all of them on our Highland Woodworker playlist:..

Thank you Chuck to you and your staff, and to the many masters of woodworking that gave their time to introduce their craft and talents. They fueled our creative spirit with inspiring and memorable moments. I for one enjoyed and learned so much from the series. I will continue to have the complete series as part of my blog for any who wish to go back and see any episodes they may have missed. So with that said!! It”s time for another Great Episode of “The Highland Woodworker”  Get that cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy this last show as Chuck spends some time with A Moment with The Masters !! 

 

“A Day In The Shop” Part II Built-Ins

This was a fun build, You can find the completed picture in ” The Hand Made in the USA” Video ~

 

 
 

“A Day In The Shop” Part # 1 Built-Ins

I thought I would have some fun with some taped footage during a day in the shop. Project: Dining Room Built-In Shelves

 
 

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 33

It”s time for another Great Episode of “The Highland Woodworker” So get that cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy this new show as Chuck spends some time with A Moment with The Masters !! 

Al Hudson is known as the “Dean of Woodworkers,” and his accomplishments go far beyond his many masterpieces that he’s produced in his 84 years of woodworking. We were invited to his Knoxville, Tennessee home and workshop to spend a moment with this amazing master. A handy guide to hand tools! We’ll take you on an insightful tour of the different families of precision tools you’ll never have to plug in. Wooden hand screws are great for holding your work — if you can figure them out! “Fine Woodworking Magazine” has the Finer Points on how to use these confusing tools properly. Want to get your kids or grand-kids into woodworking? Highland Woodworking’s Ed Scent shows us a really nice and practical tool kit for youngsters. These stories and more, this time on the Highland Woodworker!

 

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 32

It”s time for another Great Episode of “The Highland Woodworker” So get that cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy this new show as Chuck spends some time with A Moment with The Masters !! 

Before Jerry Spady became a full time woodworker he was a bench scientist. He used those skills from his days in the lab to help solve an issue he had in his shop. The experiment concluded with, what he believes, is a new material that bends the limits of woodworking. Spend a moment with the very colorful Jerry Spady, and see how he uses his very own discovery in many of his masterpieces. Meet a superb sawyer who cuts to the heart of the matter, telling us all about the careful considerations that go into getting the best boards from a log. Then he will fire up his saw, and shows us how he does it! Fine Woodworking Magazine’s Finer Points presents to us a smart solution to laying out curves while working solo in your shop! Once those curves are drawn out — you might need a special saw to cut into those tight places. Don’t fret, Highland Woodworking’s Ed Scent shows off the latest line of sturdy saws from Knew Concepts.

 

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 31

It”s time for another Great Episode of “The Highland Woodworker” So get that cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy this new show as Chuck spends some time with A Moment with The Masters !! 

Pat Matranga moved to Nashville and became a Music Star. She spent most of her time performing in Japan before turning to a career working with wood. She has made a living as one of the most creative and prolific turners in the business. Pat tells us her wonderful story and shows us some of her production secrets in our “Moment with a Master.”

Plus, setting up a workshop can be a daunting task. We’ll explore the function of several stationary power tools you might want to consider, especially if you are new to woodworking. Fine Woodworking Magazine’s Tom McKenna has the “Finer Points” on a brilliant solution for using a stop block on a cross cut sled at your table saw.

This is a really handy how-to! The Tormek T-8 is the answer for almost all woodshop sharpening. Highland Woodworking’s Ed Scent demonstrates the new and improved Tormek in our “ToolBox” segment. Those stories and more — this time on The Highland Woodworker!

 

 

 

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 30

It”s time for another Great Episode of “The Highland Woodworker” So get that cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy this new show as Chuck spends some time with A Moment with The Masters !! 

Moment with a Master: Meet furniture conservator and restorations expert Len Reinhardt. Find out the necessary skills to accomplish this unique work and how Len’s studies and experience prepared him for the work. Observe how he evaluates a piece of furniture for restoration and plans his work to accomplish the owner’s objectives.