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Casting Resin: Using a Pressure Pot

It seems that the woodworking community has fallen in love with casting resin. It provides a great way to incorporate new colors and textures into our woodworking and woodturning projects. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of turning a project using a casting resin blank, for example, you have no doubt enjoyed the endless stream…

How to Cast Resin

Have you ever wondered how to cast resin? This is a great way to extend your woodworking skills into another area, as once you know how to cast resin you can incorporate casting resin into a woodworking project, such as the infamous “River Table” design, or you can use the resin as an alternative medium…

Shop-made Epoxy Mold

There are lots of ways to work with resin. It can be cast, used as a table top decoration or finish, poured as a skim coat to add a decorative element to your projects. Casting resin is easy and, thanks to what we’re about to show you, you can make your own resin molds in…

Filling Knots with Epoxy

Some of the most amazing pieces of wood are the ones that have “defects.” Defects could be spalting (mold), small checks, bark inclusions or, in this case, a huge hole. Sure, we could cut around those things and eliminate them, but I’m a huge fan of including this character in the final piece. I think…

Achieving a Mirror-Smooth Finish on Epoxy

If you’ve worked with resin you know that it can be tricky to get a mirror-smooth finish. You’ll see and feel all forms of imperfections including pits, bubbles, waves, and bumps. You’ve seen a smooth finish in resin, however, whether it was in an Instagram photo, video, or a piece that you saw at a…

DIY Epoxy Dominoes

If you enjoy playing dominoes, then you will love making and using your own epoxy dominoes set. Now, when you are on Woodworkers Guild of America, and you see a video about dominoes, you might jump to the conclusion that you are going to learn about making your own loose tenons to work with your…

How to Save Your Wood Shavings

Most of the time, woodworkers are looking for ways to get rid of the shavings and sawdust from their projects. But every once in a while, when there’s something special about the shavings, you may want to collect and save the sawdust. Here’s a great trick that makes it super simple to grab that cool…

WWGOA LIVE! April 2020

We received a great flurry of question for the April LIVE Q&A. This month, George discussed the WWGOA Resin Challenge, bandsaw resawing issues, getting rust off of a table saw, handcutting dovetails, and much more.