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How to Make a Wooden Spatula

A spatula may not look like a typical lathe turning project, but in this case, it is. The lathe is used to shape the handle and add accents. We’ll show you step by step how to make a simple wooden spatula. Getting started Layout the spatula shape. Mark a line 4” from the end to…

CBN Bench Grinder

Everyone is talking about CBN (Cubic boron nitride) grinding wheels, and what they bring to the sharpening world. I set up a CBN bench grinder and put it through its paces to see what the hype is all about. Man, these babies are amazing. What’s the set up? CBN wheels are mounted on a low…

WWGOA LIVE! May 2017

Thanks to Charlie Kocourek for helping out with this LIVE event. He did a great job, and was able to answer a lot of veneer related questions. He’s welcome back any time.

2020 Product Showcase: Titebond Speed Set

Just when you think, “What could possibly be new in the glue world?” Titebond introduces Speed Set to the woodworking market. It has a significantly faster clamp time. Meaning, you can safely remove the clamps from your work much sooner than with other glues. Clamp time Recommended clamp time for most glues is 30-60 minutes.…

WWGOA Blogger Awards: Voting Begins Now

The nominations have been made and the tallies have been counted, so now it’s time to VOTE for your favorite blogger in the first ever WWGOA Blogger Awards! For the past two weeks, woodworkers have been nominating their favorite woodworking blogs in five different categories. The blogger with the most votes at the end of…

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Ask WWGOA: Lathe Sharpening

Question: I have loved your lathe videos so much that I have just bought my first lathe. I am getting it set up and know that I need a sharpening system. I am trying to decide between a 8″ grinder, Tormek system (expensive!) or the Work Sharp 3000 you demoed in the video I just…

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WWGOA LIVE! January 2018

I was on the road for this event, so this LIVE came to you from April Wilkerson's shop. She dropped in to help answer a few questions too. Enjoy.

WWGOA LIVE! April 2017

No April Fools joke, we had a great LIVE event. Check it out, and I’m sure you’ll be impresses with the improvement in quality. Yeah, we had a few audio glitches, but overall we’re happy to announce things look and sound MUCH better.

WWGOA LIVE! January 2018

I was on the road for this event, so this LIVE came to you from April Wilkerson’s shop. She dropped in to help answer a few questions too. Enjoy.

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Pen Turning Tips and Tricks

Pen turning on a lathe is a lot of fun, and it’s not a difficult process. This video gives you everything you need to know to get started making pens in your shop. Why pens? Pens make great gifts. Graduations, birthdays, weddings…Everyone will have your pens on their wish list. Want to bring a little…