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  • Adding Tannins to Wood

    Adding Tannins to Wood

    George Vondriska demonstrates a unique way to color wood using a simple iron acetate solution that creates a chemical reaction with the natural tannins in wood. If you are using a wood species with a low level of tannin, George shows you the process for adding tannins so that the iron acetate will have a… Read more »

  • Acrylic and Polycarbonate Glass

    Acrylic and Polycarbonate Glass

    Have you ever wondered what the differences are between acrylic and polycarbonate glass? George Vondriska explains what sets them apart and discusses some of the various woodworking projects that require each type. Watch and learn which type factors into your next woodworking plans.

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  • 8mm Shanked Router Bits

    8mm Shanked Router Bits

    Did you know that your woodworking router can actually hold and use 8mm shanked router bits? Not 1/4″, not 1/2″, but 8 mm. Master woodworker George Vondriska discusses the calculated method to the madness, and introduces a must-have tool that will allow 8 mm shanked router bits to work in your router. Learn all about… Read more »

  • 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… Read more »