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  • Easier Clamping on a Band Saw Table
    4:33

    It can be tricky to clamp fences and jigs to the top of a cast iron band saw table because the webbing on the underside of the table gets in the way of your clamps. Fear not, George Vondriska teaches you a simple technique to create a flush surface on the bottom of your band… Read more »

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  • Cutting Dovetails on a Bandsaw
    16:20

    On a through dovetail, each part projects through the mating piece. This means the end grain on one piece shows through the face grain on the opposite piece. This style of dovetail can be done by cutting dovetails on the band saw. A dovetail slope of either 1:6 or 1:8 is commonly used to produce… Read more »

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  • Cutting Tenons on the Band saw
    11:51

    Mortise and tenon joinery is commonly used for tables, chairs, and a variety of other projects. Getting a uniform fit between the tenon and mortise is the key to solid joinery, and the band saw is great for making perfectly fitting tenons. Before making the tenons, cut the mortises, then cut the tenons to fit…. Read more »

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  • Cutting a Log on a Band Saw
    3:54

    George Vondriska provides tips on how to use your band saw as a sawmill. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Make a Bandsaw Box
    13:42

    Learn how to make a bandsaw box. Band saw boxes make great gifts, and provide an excellent use for small, attractive chunks of wood. They’re pretty easy to make, provided you do the work in the right sequence. It’s all laid out here, step by step. Draw or trace a shape for the exterior of… Read more »

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  • Resawing on a Bandsaw
    10:00

    Resawing on the bandsaw is a skill you’ll be glad you mastered. It allows you to slice thin pieces out of thick wood so you can make book matched panels and cut your own veneer. It is important to choose the right blade for resawing. You should use a wide blade so it won’t flex… Read more »

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  • Making Log Cookies
    3:46

    Woodworking experts George Vondriska and A.J. Moses discuss a method for stabilizing and making log cookies cut from green wood. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Shop-Made Brush for your Lower Band Saw Wheel
    2:21

    George Vondriska teaches you how to make a cleaning brush for your lower band saw wheel. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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