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  • Finding Center

    Finding Center

    Master woodworker George Vondriska provides tips on how to find the exact center of a piece of wood for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Double Taper Using a Taper Jig

    Double Taper Using a Taper Jig

    Side panels on stools look great with a taper in the front and back, but cutting both tapers so they are the same profile can be frustrating. George Vondriska shows you how to build a taper jig for cutting a double taper on the table saw. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Designing a Project Piece Using CAD

    Designing a Project Piece Using CAD

    George Vondriska and Bruce Kieffer demonstrate the quick process for designing a woodworking project piece using a CAD program. A Woodworkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Return on Moulding

    Return on Moulding

    Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to finish the free end of a moulding run with no end grain showing. It’s the perfect way to finish off windowsills and aprons in your hose or mantel mouldings.

  • Making the Tail of Sliding Dovetail Joint

    Making the Tail of Sliding Dovetail Joint

    Sliding dovetail joints are super strong. Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to set up and rout dovetails on a router table.

  • Leveling Edge Banding With A Belt Sander

    Leveling Edge Banding with a Belt Sander

    Plywood edgebanding is best applied slightly wide and then sanded flush using a belt sander. Woodworking expert Bruce Kieffer shows you how to do this type of belt sanding without sanding through the plywood veneer or gouging the panel.

  • Laying Out Circular Rails

    Laying Out Circular Rails

    Building the circular rails for a round table can be intimidating. Master woodworker George Vondriska breaks down the steps using a straightforward approach, and you might be surprised to see how stress-free you can make this rather difficult woodworking process.

  • Checking Joint Quality

    Checking Joint Quality

    Good joinery starts with surfaces that mate perfectly without use of clamp pressure. If excessive clamping pressure is used to pull the joint together, it will create stress on your woodworking project that can cause distortion or even splitting to occur. Master woodworker George Vondriska explains how to incorporate a “dry run” into your process…

  • Bending Wood with a Hot Pipe

    Bending Wood with a Hot Pipe

    Bending wood is one of those techniques that can have a dramatic effect on a woodworking project, but many woodworkers shy away from it because it seems intimidating. Watch this demonstration by our expert woodworker George Vondriska to learn a simple, worry-free approach to bending wood quickly using a heated iron pipe.

  • Applying Veneer

    Applying Veneer

    Applying veneer on your woodworking projects is easy when you know the necessary steps. Our master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you all of the details essential for completing the process, like choosing and applying the right glue and finding the best way to properly clamp the assembly.