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  • Shop-Made Brush for your Lower Band Saw Wheel

    Shop-Made Brush for Your Lower Bandsaw Wheel

    George Vondriska teaches you how to make a cleaning brush for your lower band saw wheel. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Sharpening Forstner Bits with a Rotary Tool

    Sharpening Forstner Bits with a Rotary Tool

    Forstner bits have a lot of uses in your workshop, but when they get dull, they are frustrating to work with. One alternative is to send them out for sharpening, but that can put them out of commission for a week or two. George Vondriska shows his technique for sharpening forstner bits using a rotary

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  • Shaping with an Inflatable Sander

    Shaping with an Inflatable Sander

    George Vondriska shows a foolproof way to use your lathe to sand rounded surfaces on woodworking projects using an inflatable sander. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Router Bit Speeds

    Router Bit Speeds

    George Vondriska demonstrates why you need to change the speed of your router based on the diameter of the router bit you are using for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Click here to download a router bit speed chart.

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  • Paralleling a Table Saw Fence

    Paralleling a Table Saw Fence

    Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to parallel your table saw fence for woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Lubricating a Table Saw

    Lubricating a Table Saw

    George Vondriska provides tips on how to lubricate your table saw to protect it and help its parts move smoothly. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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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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