Gluing and Clamping

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  • Gluing with Off-Cut Strips

    Gluing with Off-Cut Strips

    Sometimes you need to carefully apply glue to a woodworking project to avoid squeeze-out, such as when getting glue into a mortise. George Vondriska reveals a DIY quick trick for gluing your project using something you might have in your trash can. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Glue Removal Tip

    Glue Removal Tip

    If you use glue to join your work, you’ll inevitably have squeeze-out. There are several methods to remove glue from your woodworking projects, but George Vondriska reveals the best options. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Cyanoacrylate Adhesive (CA) Wood Turning Application

    Cyanoacrylate Adhesive (CA) Wood Turning Application

    George Vondriska shares an alternative technique for attaching wood to a lathe using cyanoacrylate adhesive (CA) glue. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Adhesive provided by Fastcap. For more information, vist

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  • Clamp Blocks

    Clamp Blocks

    If you’ve ever tried to clamp two pieces together that are cut at less than a 90-degree angle, you know how difficult it is to keep the joint from sliding around before it dries. George Vondriska has a neat trick to resovle this clamping challenge using clamp blocks. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original

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  • Pinch Dogs

    Pinch Dogs

    This is not a new breed of dogs, but instead an old woodworking techniques for clamping boards edge-to-edge! Expert woodworker George Vondriska discusses what pinch dogs are and how they work.

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  • Making Light-Duty Clamps

    Making Light-Duty Clamps

    George Vondriska teaches you about shop-made light duty clamps that are inexpensive and easy to create. Using materials found in any hardware or home store, you can make dozens for the price of manufactured spring clamps.

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  • Hose Clamps as Woodworking Clamps

    Hose Clamps as Woodworking Clamps

    Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how simple radiator-style hose clamps can be used as woodworking clamps to tackle any oddball clamping needs in your workshop.

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  • Using Felt Clamp Pads

    Using Felt Clamp Pads

    Clamps without pads on the contact points can mark the surface of your project. You will learn from master woodworker George Vondriska how to apply inexpensive felt clamp pads to any clamp in your workshop to protect your woodworking project from unwanted blemishes.

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  • Bridge Over Broken Guitar

    Bridge Over Broken Guitar

    Is the bridge of your guitar separating from the guitar top? You can save big bucks by making the repair yourself. You probably already have all the woodworking tools you need in your shop to fix the broken guitar, and if you follow master woodworker George Vondriska’s step-by-step directions in this video, you’ll gain all

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  • Veneering with a Vacuum Bag System

    A Guide to Veneering Wood: Part 3

    This is the final installment of a three-part story, each showing a different way of applying veneer to a substrate. The first article showed how to use contact cement to attach veneer to a substrate, part 2 showed using clamps and cauls, and this one explains how to use a vacuum bagging system. I will

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2 Responses to “Gluing and Clamping”

    What is the best way to fill a crack in a log, so it can be turned. Its not a large crack but its almost the length of the log.