Long time WWGOA members might notice a change in our videos, as George Vondriska has relocated to a new woodworking shop! He’s thrilled to have moved all of his equipment and stockpiles of wood into a workshop with greater space, which will allow the WWGOA team more options for tips and projects to help you in your woodworking endeavors.
Shellac is a great finish, and can be used for many different aspects of finishing. However, some woodworkers run into problems when sanding shellac, such as corning. Corning is when gobs of finish start to stick to your sandpaper. This isn’t good, and can quickly ruin a finish. Corning Causes What causes corning to happen?… Read more »Watch Now >>
Once you get the hang of it, sharpening gouges and round scrapers for your lathe on a low rpm grinder is very fast, letting you get back to turning quickly. The sharpening can be done freehand, but you’ve got to master a few tricks to make sure you get the sharpening right. Thankfully, the tricks… Read more »Watch Now >>
Frequently, when your turning spindles on the lathe you need to define specific diameters. This is when using calipers on the lathe comes into play. George Vondriska teaches you the step-by-step process for combining the capabilities of a parting tool and calipers to define specific diameters when using the lathe.Watch Now >>