Woodworking Joinery

Woodworking Joints and Joinery Videos

Looking for the perfect woodworking joints to complete your wood projects? Check out our woodworking joinery videos. We cover how to create them all from cutting dados to rub joints.

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  • Climb Cutting on a Dovetail Jig

    Climb Cutting on a Dovetail Jig

    Router bit tearout is a nasty problem when you’re cutting dovetails. So master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to avoid this devastating problem when completing your woodworking projects by using a technique on a dovetail jig called climb cutting.

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  • Clamping Biscuits

    Clamping Biscuits

    It’s time to drop your standard woodworking clamps and check out these clamping biscuits. Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how they work and how they can be an easy solution in your woodworking shop for some of those more difficult-to-clamp joints.

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  • Biscuit Joiner on a Router

    Biscuit Joiner on a Router

    Can you cut biscuit joints on the router table you use for your woodworking projects? Sure, but you’ll need to know the steps to get the fit right. Our master woodworker George Vondriska explains the setup of the router as a biscuit joiner and shows you how to make the cuts.

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  • 2 Bit Dovetail

    2 Bit Dovetail

    When working on your woodworking project, have you ever wondered why most dovetail jigs are a two-bit operation? Woodworking expert George Vondriska explains how through-pins and tails are cut on a jig, and when to use each of the two cutters required for the process. He also discusses why it’s so important to match the

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  • Jointing with a router

    Jointing with a Router

    Here’s the situation: Lumberyards and hobby/hardware stores often sell lumber S2S, which means the wide surfaces are jointed and planed, but the edges are rough from the sawmill or follow the shape of the tree. Do you pass these boards up because you don’t have a jointer? If you own a router, start buying that

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  • Dado

    Cutting Big Dadoes with a Router

    A simple jig and a pattern cutting bit make big dados a small concern. My friend, Tim, showed up recently with the need to make a sign frame out of 4 x 4s. In order to make the frame for the sign rock solid we wanted to cut dados into the vertical posts to received

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  • Making Sliding Dovetails

    Making Sliding Dovetails

    Looking for a rock solid way to join drawers that doesn’t require a dovetail jig? If you’ve got a router table, you can easily make a sliding dovetail and get many of the strength advantages a half-blind or through dovetail would provide. You’ll only be able to use sliding dovetails for drawers on which the

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  • Drawer Joinery Using a Slot Cutter

    Drawer Joinery Using a Slot Cutter

    Here’s an easy way to create a rabbetted drawer lock joint, using only a 1/4″ slot cutter. One set up will do all the joinery and allow you to cut the grooves for the drawer bottom. It’s easy and it’s fast. Here we go! The Bit. This process relies on a 1/4″ slot cutter router

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  • Template Routed Dadoes

    Template Routed Dadoes

    One of the very first things I learned as a woodworker was to cut dadoes using a router and template. I’ve come to really appreciate the precision of the results, even though the setup and execution are more time consuming than other dado cutting methods. Template routed dadoes are clean, flat bottomed, tear out free,

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  • Make Better Dadoes on the Table Saw

    Need to make dadoes, Daddy-O? I think the table saw provides one of the easiest ways to do this. There are a couple of limitations, and I’ll cover those later, but when it comes to set up and cuts, I think the table saw is the grooviest way to cut a groove. Here’s some background

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2 Responses to “Woodworking Joinery”
  1. dadale

    Not sure what u want me to comment on or if you are asking me to log out?
    I do think that your videos provide solid practical tips and skills which are useful.

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