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.
Woodworking expert George Vondriska provides tips on how to use a flush trim router bit to cut a chair leg blank, including how to select the correctly sized router bit, set the height of a bit and use patterns to cut perfectly matched pieces. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original videos.Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you how to calculate the correct dimensions for mortise and tenon joinery so you can ensure that the pieces will fit together properly for your woodworking projects. He discusses measuring for the cut size based on the dimensions of the rail, and recommends of course rounding the cut size to the closest… Read more »Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you about the differences in line quality when you are laying out a joint on your woodworking projects using a cutting gauge and a marking gauge. While the marking gauge employs a short spur to cut a jagged line, the cutting gauge uses a knife wheel that gives you a smooth line… Read more »Watch Now >>
There are LOTS of options for top coating your projects, and the choices can be very confusing. This video breaks top coat finishes into various categories, and explains advantages and disadvantages of individual finishes. It’ll help make choosing finish for your next project a lot easier.Watch Now >>