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Setting Up and Using Jointers & Planers Class DVD

Class DVD: Setting Up and Using Jointers & Planers Jointers and planers are similar, but each has a different function – and both machines are extremely useful when it comes to creating precisely machined boards in your shop. This video class will help you correctly set up your machines, how to lubricate and maintain them,…

Gluing Up Panels

Gluing up panels is a must-have skill in woodworking. From table tops to raised panels there are plenty of times you’ll need to glue boards edge to edge.  When you do you want the panel flat, with rock solid glue joints.  Here’s the recipe for making that happen in your shop. Rough cut to length. …

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How to Taper Cut on a Jointer

Do you know how to taper cut on your jointer? When most people think about a motorized jointer they think about edge jointing and face jointing. And for good reason; those two activities comprise the large majority of what woodworkers use their jointers for. If you ask most woodworkers how to taper cut, they will…

Great Auto-Adjusting Clamp Solutions

Looking for cool clamping solutions for your shop? The new Automaxx clamps from Kreg are worth a look. They provide excellent clamping power and, amazingly, they auto adjust to varying thicknesses of stock. No fussing with the clamp capacity; just squeeze and go. Applications Kreg makes their Automaxx clamps in a variety of configurations. Whether…

Grout Floats for Jointer Safety

George Vondriska teaches you how to utilize a pair of large grout floats as push pads for face jointing. The material on the pads is perfect for gripping the surface of the wood so that you can apply the right amount of pressure and make a clean joint.

Grizzly Jointer/Planer Combo

Like peanut butter and jelly, a jointer and planer go together. If you really want to produce perfectly flat, straight, and square wood, you’ll need both. Having a hard time deciding which you should buy first? Go ahead, get ’em both in a combo machine. Grizzly’s Jointer/Planer Combination machine (#G0675), $1,195, does both planing and…

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WWGOA LIVE: July 2021

George Vondriska received a lot of great questions during the WWGOA LIVE Q&A. If you missed the July LIVE event, watch the full recap now to hear about free woodworking projects bundles, turning pine into shiplap siding, using a jointer, George's guitars and canoe, and everything in between!

Steel City 6″ Jointer

Rock Solid 6″ Jointer. Here’s a tool you can take for granite, ’cause it is granite. The new 6″ Steel City Jointer(#40640), $1,200, has both a granite fence and a granite bed. Additionally, it comes with a spiral cutter head that sports four-sided carbide cutters. This type of cutter offers the benefit that if one…

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Grizzly 8″ Jointer Model 490X Review: Part 1

PART 1: GRIZZLY JOINTER SELECTION, RECEIVING, AND INITIAL SETUP I bought my 6″ jointer in June of 1997, and outgrew it by January of 1998. I have been researching and planning for my upgrade to an 8″ model ever since. I like to put myself through something of a “cooling off” period when I get…

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