The Highland Woodworker: Episode 44

The Highland Woodworker: Episode 44

George Wurtzel was born with a degenerative eye disease that left him unsighted by the age of twenty. In our “Moment with a Master” we visit George at his East Tennessee workshop where he shares his compelling story and shows us how he accomplishes his woodworking projects. Furniture maker Jeff Miller teaches his method for(…)

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The Highland Woodworker – Episode 43

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 43

I receive many requests that promote a favorite woodworker to be the subject of a Moment with a Master segment. I am so happy that I pursued the request for this candidate. He has been a very successful professional woodworker and now in his retirement has become one of
 the most creative hobbyist woodturners, ever! Learn(…)

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The Highland Woodworker – Episode 42

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 42

I first saw Dennis Zongker’s masterful work in a popular online woodworking forum many years ago. “Amazing” and “Awesome” are so over used today, but Dennis’ work is all of that and so much more! Come with us to Omaha, Nebraska where we will find out why he is equally at ease sculpting life-size statues(…)

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The Highland Woodworker: Episode 41

The Highland Woodworker: Episode 41

Moment with a Master: If you have ever been to Highland Woodworking there is a good chance you have interacted with long-time employee Phil Colson. When he’s not helping customers or filling orders in the stock room – there is a good chance he is teaching one of his popular woodturning classes upstairs. He’ll give(…)

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The Highland Woodworker: Episode 40

The Highland Woodworker: Episode 40

Moment with a Master: Megan Fitzpatrick has been surrounded by woodworking her entire life, but early on she spent most of her time and attention becoming a wordsmith. Learn how her sharp writing and editing skills took her all the way to one of the top jobs in the publishing industry — which also opened(…)

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The Highland Woodworker – Episode 39

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 39

Grant Batson has worn many hats as a woodworker. He has built some of the most desired artisan guitars in Nashville, TN. He creates exquisite furniture, but that is not all. Grant has become one of the world’s great pipe makers. Well, we are not advocating smoking tobacco pipes, but we are amazed at the(…)

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