Gluing and Clamping

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  • Strength of Glue Joints

    Strength of Glue Joints

    How strong are the glue joints compared to the wood it’s holding together? Woodworking expert George Vondriska will explain in this video clip. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Spreading Glue with Q-tips

    Spreading Glue with Q-tips

    Foe times when you need to get glue down into a joinery hole and achieving a strong joint, George Vondriska explains why the household Q-Tip just might be your best bet. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Perfect Carcase Assembly

    Perfect Carcase Assembly

    With any carcase assembly, it can be tricky to put it together so it’s square when the glue dries. Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates a neat shop tip to guarantee even your most complicated carcase assembly is perfectly square. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • How to Use a Drill Press as a Clamp

    How to Use a Drill Press as a Clamp

    George Vondriska demonstrates how to use your drill press as a clamp. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • How to Clamp Irregular Shaped Objects

    How to Clamp Irregular-Shaped Objects

    Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to successfully clamp irregular shaped objects for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 www.fastcap.com.

  • 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…

  • 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.