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  • Easier Clamping on a Band Saw Table
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    Easier Clamping on a Bandsaw Table

    It can be tricky to clamp fences and jigs to the top of a cast iron band saw table because the webbing on the underside of the table gets in the way of your clamps. Fear not, George Vondriska teaches you a simple technique to create a flush surface on the bottom of your band…

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  • Cutting Dovetails on a Bandsaw
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    Cutting Dovetails on a Bandsaw

    On a through dovetail, each part projects through the mating piece. This means the end grain on one piece shows through the face grain on the opposite piece. This style of dovetail can be done by cutting dovetails on the band saw. A dovetail slope of either 1:6 or 1:8 is commonly used to produce…

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  • Cutting Tenons on the Band saw
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    Cutting Tenons on the Bandsaw

    Mortise and tenon joinery is commonly used for tables, chairs, and a variety of other projects. Getting a uniform fit between the tenon and mortise is the key to solid joinery, and the band saw is great for making perfectly fitting tenons. Before making the tenons, cut the mortises, then cut the tenons to fit.…

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  • Cutting a Log on a Band Saw
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    Cutting a Log on a Bandsaw

    George Vondriska provides tips on how to use your band saw as a sawmill. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Make a Bandsaw Box
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    How to Make a Bandsaw Box

    Learn how to make a bandsaw box. Band saw boxes make great gifts, and provide an excellent use for small, attractive chunks of wood. They’re pretty easy to make, provided you do the work in the right sequence. It’s all laid out here, step by step. Draw or trace a shape for the exterior of…

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  • Resawing on a Bandsaw
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    Resawing on a Bandsaw

    Resawing on the bandsaw is a skill you’ll be glad you mastered. It allows you to slice thin pieces out of thick wood so you can make book matched panels and cut your own veneer. It is important to choose the right blade for resawing. You should use a wide blade so it won’t flex…

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  • Making Log Cookies
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    Making Log Cookies

    Woodworking experts George Vondriska and A.J. Moses discuss a method for stabilizing and making log cookies cut from green wood. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Shop-Made Brush for your Lower Band Saw Wheel
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    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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