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Product Review: Hock Plane Iron

Discover the joy of hand planing. Ron Hock produces premium aftermarket plane blades and cap irons. See what a difference these tool upgrades can make to your hand plane and your woodworking projects. Is it worth the upgrade cost? Master woodworker Paul Mayer talks about the hock plane iron and answers the question based on…

Product Review: Slab Stitcher

Cutting bowties into slabs, cookies, tabletops… is quite the rage. Slab Stitcher has created a complete package for this process that includes the required templates, guide bushing, router bit, AND the bowties. Complete starter kits as shown here range in price from $80 to $115. A handful of companies make templates. What’s unique about Slab…

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Product Review: ISOtunes Pro

ISOtunes Pro headphones offer some cool benefits for woodworkers: Bluetooth connection to your phone, hearing protection, and—what I think is the coolest feature—suppression of background noise when you’re on the phone. That means you can keep workin’ while you’re talkin’. This video provides you with an example of just how the noise suppression works. Check…

Product Review: ISOtunes Pro

If you’re going to be around tools, you’ve GOT TO use hearing protection. If you don’t want to have to choose between music, phone calls, and hearing protection, you should have a look at ISOtunes Pro. Learn more about them with this product review. I have my share (or more) of electronic devices, and I…

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Product Review: Dowel Wizard

Looking for a way to easily incorporate dowel joinery in your woodworking projects? The Dowel Wizard may be an answer for you. It’s self-centering, and easy to align. Check out our review of this new product. Dowels are a time-tested means of joining parts. They’re easy to come by, and very strong. The down side?…

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How to Buy a Lathe

Master woodworker George Vondriska provides tips on how to buy the right lathe for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America original video.

Frame Mortise and Tenon Jig

Master woodworker George Vondriska provides step-by-step instruction on how to use an FMT (Frame Mortise and Tenon) jig to cut mortise and tenon joinery for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

Festool CXS Drill Product Review

Battery technology continues to revolutionize the woodworking industry. I am amazed at the incredible selection of tiny drills and drivers available to professionals and hobbyists alike. Sometimes called micro-drivers, these tools deliver performance that belies their diminutive size, and the new Festool CXS is no exception. OVERVIEW The CXS comes with many features found standard…

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EWT Carbide-Tipped Lathe Chisel Product Review

Woodworking expert George Vondriska reviews Easy Wood Tools’ (EWT) carbide-tipped lathe chisel, including a replaceable carbide cutter that allows the user to rotate the cutter when one side gets dull and replace the cutter when all of the sides have been used. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.