WWGOA LIVE! August 2017

A beautiful night outside, and a great night to be in the shop answering your questions. Thanks to everyone who participated. You had lots of great questions. 0:25 Buying advice on a drill press 2:14 Rustic lumber; is it any good? 3:00 Ceiling height of a workshop 6:45 Dimensions for a picture frame 8:30 Four… Read more »

10 Beautiful Woodworking Projects for the Home

In this project guide, you will find instructions for ten of our favorite home woodworking projects, all curated by Woodworkers Guild of America contributing editors. These handcrafted items will be sure to complement any home style and make excellent gift ideas. Implementing a variety of common woodworking techniques, these plans are suitable for many different… Read more »


WWGOA LIVE! July 2017

A little false start at the beginning, but once we got going the Live was great. Have a look! 4:10 George’s trip to Philmont Scout Ranch 5:05 Using Pentacryl wood preservative 7:55 First tool for the small shop 8:15 Finish for cherry 9:09 $2000 planer? 9:56 Blade for ripping 13:20 Turning tips 16:43 Jet oscillating… Read more »


WWGOA LIVE: June 2017

Thanks for watching. We’re so happy to be coming to you with much better technology. Check out the great audio and video on this live stream. And, check out the great questions, turning to tablesaws, we covered a lot of ground. 1:21 Festool Domino 2:03 Proper length of fasteners 2:53 Setting a combination square 4:36… Read more »


WWGOA Live: May 2017

Thanks to Charlie Kocourek for helping out with this LIVE event. He did a great job, and was able to answer a lot of veneer related questions. He’s welcome back any time. 0:35 Intro of Charlie Kocourek 2:45 Routers that don’t have variable speed 4:45 Resawing, with demo on bandsaw 8:30 Determining what size screw… Read more »


WWGOA LIVE! April 2017

No April Fools joke, we had a great LIVE event. Check it out, and I’m sure you’ll be impresses with the improvement in quality. Yeah, we had a few audio glitches, but overall we’re happy to announce things look and sound MUCH better. 0:25 New technology for our Live streams! 1:22 How to size a… Read more »

Meet Mike Rapp of Mad Raven Woodworks

Mike Rapp of Mad Raven Woodworks is a 27-year-old craftsman who is bringing the art of handcrafted woodworking to his local community of Columbia, Missouri. Even though he is a relative newcomer to the woodworking scene, Mike’s talent and eye for design is clear in his meticulously-worked creations. What could be described as rustic-meets-modern, Mike’s… Read more »


WWGOA LIVE! March 2017

George was joined by his daughter, Meg, for the March WWGOA LIVE. She’s not a woodworking expert, but brought her great sense of humor along. It was a very fun session. 0:55 Stacked dado and tenons 1:45 Eval of Trend Air Shield Pro 3:07 Drill chuck for a router? 4:15 Woodworking vs carpentry 5:26 Digital… Read more »


WWGOA LIVE! February 2017

One of our best WWGOA Live shows ever. There were a lot of great questions, thanks to our wonderful viewers. From finish for lathe work to choices for outdoor woods, we covered a lot of ground. Thanks to all who tuned in. 0:43 Turning finishes 3:05 Mortise a leg before or after a taper 3:40… Read more »


WWGOA LIVE! January 2017

We had one little technical glitch, but overall the WWGOA Live went great. Thanks to those who joined us. Here’s what we covered. 0:45 Aspen cupped when sealed with water based finish 4:15 How smooth should tenons be? 7:13 Quartersawn four sides 13:46 Bandsaw box blanks 16:20 Reducing hose size on a shop vacuum 19:15… Read more »