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WWGOA LIVE! November 2019

George Vondriska was joined by Jess Crow, a well-known resin artist, during this months WWGOA LIVE Q&A. Jess discussed different resins and how to choose the right one for your work. She also demonstrated her wave resin technique and, of course, answered questions.

Pouring Resin Over Edges

Resin on wood is all the rage, and pouring resin over the edges of your project can achieve a beautiful look. This is an artistic look that has come onto the wood fashion scene in recent years, and is a top seller at craft shows, collectible shops, and online selling venues such as Etsy. Customers…

Making an Ocean Resin Pour

Resin art has risen dramatically in popularity, due in part by the beauty of the ocean resin pour. If you have recently spent any time on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook or other social media platforms it is likely that you have seen images of an ocean resin pour, made famous by Alaskan artist and WWGOA contributor…

Making a Wood Bowl with Resin Accents

There are lots of things to like about bowl turning. It provides pretty fast gratification, offers lots of room for creativity, and requires tools that don’t take up too much space. In this video, we’re going to take bowl creativity one step further. With help from resin expert Jess Crow we’ll be adding a beautiful…

All You Need to Know About Resin

Boy, there are A LOT of resin products available in the marketplace, and they’re not inexpensive. Just like you want to choose the right tool for your woodworking tasks, you also want to choose the right resin for your resin work. The right product for a resin table isn’t necessarily right for other resin or…

How to Cast Resin

Have you ever wondered how to cast resin? This is a great way to extend your woodworking skills into another area, as once you know how to cast resin you can incorporate casting resin into a woodworking project, such as the infamous “River Table” design, or you can use the resin as an alternative medium…

Shop-made Epoxy Mold

There are lots of ways to work with resin. It can be cast, used as a table top decoration or finish, poured as a skim coat to add a decorative element to your projects. Casting resin is easy and, thanks to what we’re about to show you, you can make your own resin molds in…

Mixing Resin the Right Way

Resin, also called epoxy, has really taken the woodworking world by storm. Lots of woodworkers have become intrigued by resin and what it can add to their projects. This medium provides lots of room for creativity, but if it isn’t used correctly, there can be a myriad of problems. It all starts with making sure…

Achieving a Mirror-Smooth Finish on Epoxy

If you’ve worked with resin you know that it can be tricky to get a mirror-smooth finish. You’ll see and feel all forms of imperfections including pits, bubbles, waves, and bumps. You’ve seen a smooth finish in resin, however, whether it was in an Instagram photo, video, or a piece that you saw at a…

Casting Resin: Using a Pressure Pot

It seems that the woodworking community has fallen in love with casting resin. It provides a great way to incorporate new colors and textures into our woodworking and woodturning projects. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of turning a project using a casting resin blank, for example, you have no doubt enjoyed the endless stream…