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  • Lathe Maintenance

    Lathe Maintenance

    Lathes take a lot of abuse from the moisture from wood turnings, and it’s a good idea to care for your lathe as part of a routine maintenance effort. Woodworking expert George Vondriska shows how he keeps his lathe running at peak performance at all times. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Intarsia Pattern Tip

    Intarsia Pattern Tip

    Joanie VanDusart is a longtime intarsia artist who has discovered lots of tricks to the trade along the way. In this clip, she demonstrates an intarsia tip that will allow you to transfer a pattern to your woodworking projects to assure efficient use of the stock and great positioning of grain in her parts. A

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  • How to Use Washers as Radius Guides

    How to Use Washers as Radius Guides

    Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates how to use washers as radius guides for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Turn a Cylinder with a Router

    How to Turn a Cylinder with a Router

    Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates the process of turning a cylinder for your woodworking projects by using a router. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Calibrate a Table Saw Fence

    How to Calibrate a Table Saw Fence

    Bruce Kieffer is a professional furniture maker who always wants his tools to be as accurate as possible. In this clip, he demonstrates his woodworking technique for calibrating his table saw fence so you can make dead-on cuts every time. A WoodWorker Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Cutting Templates and Inlays with a Laser Engraver

    Cutting Templates and Inlays with a Laser Engraver

    George Vondriska demonstrates how to use an Epilog laser engraver to cut templates and inlays in your shop. A Woodworkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Laser Engraver provided by Epilog Laser. For more information, visit www.epiloglaser.com. More Videos by Epilog Laser: A Laser Engraver in Your Shop

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  • Cleaning a Rusty Table

    Cleaning a Rusty Table

    George Vondriska demonstrates the best way to remove rust from a cast-iron tool table. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • A Laser Engraver in Your Shop

    A Laser Engraver in Your Shop

    George Vondriska demonstrates how to use an Epilog laser engraver to etch text and pictures on items in your woodworking workshop. A Woodworkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Laser Engraver provided by Epilog Laser. For more information, visit www.epiloglaser.com More Videos from Epilog: Cutting Templates and Inlays With a Laser Engraver

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  • Save Your Batteries

    Save Your Batteries

    Cordless tool batteries don’t grow on trees. Did you know that leaving a cordless battery to sit in its charger too long could shorten its life? Master woodworker George Vondriska gives you a great solution to prevent overcharging your power tool’s batteries.

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  • Protect Your Air Guns

    Protect Your Air Guns

    Although it’s not quite like winning the Masters Tournament, this is one tip you’ll never forget. An ounce of prevention can keep your air guns running at peak performance.

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