The Highland Woodworker – Episode 20

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 20

This special episode of “The Highland Woodworker” is all about Henry O. Studley, the man, the tool collection and his famous tool chest. Chris Schwarz and Don Williams discuss what we know and don’t know about Studley — the person and the genesis of the tools and his hand built chest. With accompanying photographs by(…)

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The Highland Woodworker – Episode 19

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 19

MOMENT WITH A MASTER: Peter Galbert is a specialty toolmaker, teacher, sketch artist, author and an authority in Windsor chairmaking!  He shares his wonderful story, and shows us how he splits out oak bows and spindles! You’ve got to see this! FEATURE:  Handworks 2015 — Christopher Schwarz said it best when he described it as,(…)

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The Highland Woodworker — Episode 18

The Highland Woodworker — Episode 18

Moment with a Master: Matthew Teague was able to merge his passion for woodworking and writing into a fulfilling career at a handful of woodworking magazines. He invites us into his much blogged about Music City workshop for a tour of his renovated 2-car garage, which is now a perfect workspace for building fine furniture.(…)

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The Highland Woodworker – Episode 17

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 17

Moment with a Master: Furniture maker, Michael Gilmartin, invites us inside his Atlanta workshop and spills a few secrets on his masterful design techniques. Feature: We take a step back in time to learn how folks on the frontier did their woodworking without modern machinery. If you like 18th century tools — you will really(…)

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The Highland Woodworker – Episode 16

The Highland Woodworker – Episode 16

Moment with a Master – Don Williams was in charge of caring for and conserving some of America’s most precious treasures for decades at the Smithsonian Institution. This iconic woodworker, scholar and author has turned his talents to translating Andre Roubo’s volumes from french to english so today’s woodworkers can build excellent furniture. Don invited(…)

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Plane Blade Sharpening with Thomas Lie-Nielsen

Plane Blade Sharpening with Thomas Lie-Nielsen

Watch as Thomas Lie-Nielsen explains his plane blade sharpening technique. NOTICE: Working with wood is inherently dangerous. Before using any woodworking hand tool or woodworking power tool consult its operating instructions, and, if necessary, seek instruction by a qualified person well-versed in its operation and appropriate safety techniques. It remains up to you to make(…)

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