STL274: Inside Highland Woodworking – FineWoodworking


The Highland Woodworking retailer began out in 1978 as Highland {Hardware}, an peculiar ironmongery store in midtown Atlanta. It was based by a younger couple who met at Georgia Tech, and after graduating and getting married, went to work collectively for an outdated Atlanta firm referred to as King {Hardware} (which had the excellence in 1886 of promoting to the druggist subsequent door the washtub used to combine the primary batch of Coca-Cola). After a 4 12 months bootstrap schooling within the instrument and {hardware} enterprise at King, the couple took out an SBA mortgage, rented a storefront close to their residence and solid their bread upon entrepreneurial waters.

Success within the type of loyal clients and brilliant, hardworking gross sales folks led to a prospering enterprise which quickly recognized itself as a specialist in woodworking instruments, hand instruments and provides. All the time dedicated to high quality and worth, Highland {Hardware} constructed a repute as a supply of dependable recommendation on the acquisition and use of the instruments it offered.

The winds of change

Yup, Vic Tesolin is transferring store once more. What’s going to he maintain and what is going to he eliminate?

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