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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  • Proper Handling of a Hand Plane

    Proper Handling of a Hand Plane

    Get off on the right foot with your hand planing skills. Adam Peterson shows you how to hold and position the woodworking hand plane along with the the proper motion and pressure shifts to successfully joint an edge.

  • Making the Tail of Sliding Dovetail Joint

    Making the Tail of Sliding Dovetail Joint

    Sliding dovetail joints are super strong. Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to set up and rout dovetails on a router table.

  • Concentric Variable Spaced Dovetails

    Concentric Variable Spaced Dovetails

    Dovetails are widely viewed in the woodworking world as a mark of premium craftsmanship. Cutting them with variable spacing creates a strong visual appeal, and the appearance of a hand-cut approach. Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates how to use a router, dovetail jig and guide block to make concentric variable spaced dovetail joints without the…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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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