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Mastering Bandsaw Skills 2-Class Set (DVD + Streaming Video)

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2-Class Set: Mastering Bandsaw Skills (DVD + Streaming)

With nearly 4 hours of instruction, this set combines two in-depth video classes from Woodworkers Guild of America, focused specifically on bandsaws and their many functions. Together, these classes will provide you with invaluable instruction and will help you get more out of your tools, your time, and your skills!

To maximize your convenience and long-term viewing flexibility, you’ll own these classes in TWO forms – on DVD and via streaming video online. With this 2-media access, you can enjoy or share the instruction no matter where you’re at!

Each of the classes you’ll receive includes bonus printable PDF resources that will supplement and expand upon the video instruction you’ll see. See below for a description of the two classes in this set.

Bandsaw Essentials

From tight curves to large sweeping curves, thin stock to thick timbers, bandsaws can handle it all. Equipped with the right blade, and correctly set up, the versatility of a bandsaw is amazing.

This video class will provide you with the information you need to get the most out of your bandsaw, use it safely, and make it a go-to tool in your shop. You’ll learn all about:

  • Setting up your bandsaw properly
  • Blade selection
  • Essential safety know-how
  • Making accurate cuts
  • Resawing approaches
  • Eliminating jams
  • Instructor: George Vondriska
    Video run-time: 115 minutes

    PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources and helpful information to supplement your class content:

  • Class Guide PDF, as reference for key elements of the class instruction
  • Class Resources PDF, for a list of tools, suppliers, and other helpful information
  • VIDEO: Meet your instructor
  • VIDEO: Listen to George talk about the importance of having good bandsaw skills
  • Bandsaw Jigs

    The bandsaw is already an incredibly versatile tool, allowing you to make cuts no other machine in a shop can do. From sawing logs to doing joinery to cutting fine details, a bandsaw can do it all, and more.

    You can take your bandsaw even further by building and learning to use a few simple shop-made jigs. And video class is a great way to learn how to make and use several helpful jigs.

    The jigs will make your bandsaw easier and safer to use, and allow you to make cuts you couldn’t make without them.

    You’ll learn to use and build five great bandsaw jigs:

  • Dovetails: Allows you to cut through dovetails of any spacing you want
  • Log sled: Use for cutting logs into lumber for you shop
  • Miter gauge resaw: A dirt simple way to make a fence with drift compensation
  • Single point resaw: Use this jig to resaw without doing drift compensation
  • Circle jig: Cut perfect circles, every time, with this jig. Adjust it for any diameter you need
  • Instructor: George Vondriska
    Video run-time: 117 minutes

    PLUS, you’ll get the following BONUS resources and helpful information to supplement your class content:

  • Class Guide PDF, as reference for key class instruction
  • Class Resource document that will give you added information on the jigs you’ll see in the Class
  • VIDEO: See your instructor discuss the value of bandsaw jigs