Need a hole drilled at a perfect right angle, but can’t use a drill press? Let’s reflect on this; literally. An acrylic mirror provides the perfect solution for drilling perfect holes at a right angle to the work surface, even with a hand held drill. You’re going to love this tip.
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George Vondriska demonstrates the best way to get a snug, flush fit on your mortise and tenon joints. You should use a sharp chisel to pare away slices from the top, bottom or sides of your tenon until it fits into the rounded mortise. This is essentially a guess-and-check procedure, meaning you will shave the… Read more »Watch Now >>
Glue squeeze out can be an annoying problem when it happens in the corners of your woodworking project, so Spike Carlsen teaches you two easy tricks that you can use to protect your piece. The first involves simply applying masking tape to the edges where glue might squeeze out, so the glue squeezes onto the… Read more »Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you how to use a bowl and tray bit on a handheld router to dish out an oak stool seat so that it is more comfortable than if you left it flat. He walks you step by step through the process, showing you how to properly set your depth of cut and… Read more »Watch Now >>
Larger objects, like chairs and tables, require larger backdrops and some different use of lights. Correct positioning of the piece on the backdrop is very important, and the angle from which you shoot the piece can make or break the image. Add to that a high gloss finish, and you can have some photography challenges…. Read more »Watch Now >>