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Turning a Kauri Bowl

In this video, George Vondriska is in the shop working on an extra special piece of wood known as Kauri. Kauri wood, which comes from New Zealand, can be up to 50,000 years old and was formed when fallen trees were preserved in peat bogs. Join George as he discusses and discovers the working characteristics…

Making a 3-Point Bowl

Have you ever seen a bowl that has a rim with three pointy tips rather than a contiguous round shape? This is commonly referred to as a three-point bowl, and many experienced woodturners are perplexed when asked to guess how one would make such a bowl. By its appearance, one might guess that you would…

Gluing Countertop Material for Turning

Solid countertop material is excellent for turning bowls and other projects on a lathe, but it’s important to properly glue together multiple layers before you start turning. The key is using the right glue. George Vondriska teaches you how to use CA glue from Titebond to create a tight, seamless seal that will last forever…

Kitchen Projects: Knife Block, Pizza Peel, Kitchen Tongs & Stacked Ring Bowl DVD

DVD: Kitchen Projects: Knife Block, Pizza Peel, Kitchen Tongs & Stacked Ring Bowl 90 minutes. Chapter Topics: Knife Block Cutting the Spacers Block Assembly Sanding & Finishing Pizza Peel Materials and Sizing Assembly and Glue-Up Flattening the Peel and Adding Handle Shaping the Peel Cut Peel to Shape Sanding the Peel Kitchen Tongs Making the…

Using Hand Tools to Cut a Dado: Part 4

In the final installment of our four-part series on cutting dadoes with hand tools, George Vondriska teaches you how to properly use a router plane to finish up the dado that you’ve scribed, hand sawn, and cleared. The unique design of the router plane’s depth of cut allows you to cleanly cut away at the…

Using a 4 Jaw Chuck When Turning a Bowl

Woodturning is a blast, and we at WWGOA love to make videos that cover lathe techniques. But like anything worthwhile, there is some setup involved before the real fun can begin. With woodturning one of the key steps is to get your work piece mounted securely on the lathe. There are numerous ways that this…

How to Repair a Cracked Bowl by Stapling

If you turn enough bowls, you are bound to have one crack on you as it dries. What should you do when you have a cracked bowl? Some people might throw away the bowl, but I say that’s crazy talk! Think of the cracked bowl as the starting point for a new art project. There…

Using CA Glue to Repair a Punky Turning

George Vondriska teaches you how to use CA glue to salvage any turning project that has a rotted or punky patch. He demonstrates this simple woodworking tip on a piece of spalted maple that he’s turning into a bowl. By applying multiple coats of medium viscosity CA glue while the piece is on the lathe,…

WWGOA LIVE! November 2018

A big thank you to Matt Cremona for letting us visit his shop and run our live stream from there. We had a lot of questions on milling lumber, and Matt is an expert on that topic.