Woodworking expert George Vondriska teaches you how to properly prepare, mount and cut soapstone blanks on the lathe in your workshop. When cutting soapstone, because it is a soft material that tends to give off lots of dust when sanded, he shows how to effectively and safely shape the blank by using hard metal scrapers and a vacuum source.
Mechanical drawer slides make it easy to open and close a drawer, but you’ve got to insert the drawer correctly to make sure you don’t destroy the slide and end up with bearings all over the floor. Check out these drawer installation tips. Relevant Links: DIY Drawers: Lock-Joint DIY Dresser: Attaching Drawer Fronts DIY Dresser:… Read more »Watch Now >>
Turning a lidded box is a great lathe project. They make great gifts and are easy to create using basic turning skills. This woodworking class provides tips for hollowing the narrow, deep interior, creating decorative chatter on the lid and using a specialty chuck for the entire turning process. Look for a chuck on which… Read more »Watch Now >>
Tool actuated vacuums are an excellent way to keep your woodworking shop clean and free of sawdust. George Vondriska recommends this type of vacuum because you can plug a portable power tool directly into the machine, so the vacuum turns on and off with the tool and you don’t have to worry about dust filling… Read more »Watch Now >>