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!