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  • Band Saw Resawing

    Bandsaw Resawing

    George Vondriska provides instruction on how to select the proper side of the wood to cut a veneer, and which band saw blade will help you cut a great piece of veneer for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Band saw blade provided by PS Wood Machines. For more information,

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  • Anti-Dust Finishing Tip

    Anti-Dust Finishing Tip

    Most woodworkers have some airborne dust and particulates floating in their shop, and some of those particles can settle on a not-quite-dried finish. George Vondriska demonstrates a neat and inexpensive trick for protecting small woodworking projects from dust when finishing. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Airless Sprayers in Your Shop

    Airless Sprayers in Your Shop

    When it comes to applying stains and topcoats to your woodworking projects, HVLP sprayers work great. But what about those projects you plan to paint? Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you why airless sprayers are probably your best bet. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • Air Drying Freshly Cut Lumber

    Air Drying Freshly Cut Lumber

    Master woodworker George Vondriska provides tips on how to air dry fresh cut lumber for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

  • 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

  • Essential Handheld Router Techniques

    Essential Handheld Router Techniques

    The router is one of most versatile power tool in your shop and is a must have for any woodworker. Watch this woodworking video and learn a number of router techniques from our master woodworker, George Vondriska. George starts with buying advice, covering the various types and sizes of router – from tiny trim routers,

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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.

  • Return on Moulding

    Return on Moulding

    Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to finish the free end of a moulding run with no end grain showing. It’s the perfect way to finish off windowsills and aprons in your hose or mantel mouldings.

  • Making a Sanding Pad

    Making a Sanding Pad

    Master woodworker Bruce Kieffer teaches you a cool way to create a sanding pad that will forever keep your sandpaper from flying out of your hand and onto the shop floor while hand sanding your woodworking projects. Hint: Spray adhesive is the secret.

  • 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.