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Mastering Table Saw Skills 3-Class Set with 3 Tools (DVD + Streaming Video)

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Bundle: Mastering Table Saw Skills 3-Class Set with 3 Tools (DVD + Streaming)

Table Saw skills are among the most fundamental and important in maximizing your time and success in your wood shop. With this set of 3 classes, you’ll get in-depth instruction and new ideas related to a variety of table saw skills and capabilities. You’ll come away from this multi-class program with new ability to create more projects with more creativity and efficiency.

These classes will provide you with invaluable training and will help you get more out of your table saw, 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 three classes you’ll receive includes bonus printable PDF resources that will supplement and expand upon the video instruction you’ll see.

This bundle includes over 4 hours of video instruction with the DVD titles and topics below. In addition, you’ll get a digital angle gauge, a set of brass set-up gauges, and a bottle of table top lubricant – all are fantastic items for using with your table saw and with many other shop tools. These three items alone have a value of $65 when sold separately.

Table Saw Essentials

It’s hard to imagine a woodworking shop that doesn’t include a table saw. Whether you’re rough cutting stock to size, taking it to its final dimensions, or doing the joinery required for your woodworking project, a table saw has you covered.

This instructional video class provides you with must-have information for setting up and safely using your table saw. Your instructor, master woodworker George Vondriska, will cover the following, and more:

  • Setting up and getting started
  • Using the proper blades
  • Key safety rules on a table saw
  • Cross cuts, thin rips, bevels, and cutting metal
  • Dadoes, rabbets and grooves
  • Instructor: George Vondriska
    Video run-time: 1 hour, 35 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: Hear tips to help overcome any hesitation in working with a Table Saw
  • VIDEO: Meet your instructor
  • Table Saw Joinery

    Most woodworkers will agree that the table saw is at the heart of a woodshop – and is key to making quality woodworking projects. This video class will help ensure that you’re getting the most out of your table saw by increasing your table saw joinery “vocabulary.”

    Your instructor, master woodworker George Vondriska, will take you through the following joints, step-by-step:

  • Dadoes
  • Rabbets
  • Half Laps
  • Rabbeted Half Laps
  • Tenons
  • Cross Halving
  • Drawer Lock
  • In addition to showing you every detail required to master these joints, we’ll show you multiple approaches to making individual joints. This provides you with a handful of techniques, instead of just one, making it more of a sure bet that one will work great for you and your shop.

    Instructor: George Vondriska
    Video run-time: Nearly 1 hour, 20 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: Hear George talk more about the value and versatility your table saw can provide in creating great joints
  • Advanced Table Saw Techniques

    While it’s true that a table saw excels at ripping, crosscutting and dadoes, there’s SO much more you can do on your saw. Buckle your seat belt and get ready to learn! You’re going to be amazed by the seven incredible techniques you’ll learn in this video class.

    Some of the techniques require shop-made jigs, which you’ll be able to easily produce in your shop. With the jigs in hand, your instructor George Vondriska will teach you how to:

  • Use your table saw as a pattern cutter to make identical parts.
  • Cut extremely steep angles. This is a must-have skill for flag cases.
  • Make raised panels. No specialized panel raising router bit required.
  • Safely cut tapered legs and build the jig for handling them.
  • Safely rip very thin strips. Long or short pieces, our jigs have you covered.
  • Cut coves. This requires feeding material across the blade at an angle.
  • Cut circles. Yes, you can cut circles on the table saw using a simple jig.
  • Instructor: George Vondriska
    Video run-time: Over 1 hour, 30 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: Hear George talk more about this class and his experience with table saw techniques
  • Wixey Digital Angle Gauge Type 2

    The Wixey Digital Angle Gauge accurately sets saw blade bevel angle. It has 0.1 degree resolution, uses a single AAA battery, and works great for miter saws, table saws and other machinery set up. There are also strong magnets hidden inside the bottom of the gauge securely attach the digital angle gauge to saw blades.

    Specifications:

    Range: +/- 180 degrees
    Resolution: 0.1 degrees
    Accuracy: +/- 0.2 degrees
    Repeatability: +/- 0.1 degrees
    Size: 2.3″ x 2.3″ x 1.1″
    Battery: 1 – AAA (not included)
    Auto Shut Off: for extended battery life
    Backlight: for easy viewing

    Whiteside 2 1/2″ Brass Set Up Gauges

    Quickly and easily make accurate set-ups with this very helpful tool!

    5 piece set comes with 1/8”, 3/16”, 1/4″, 3/8” and 1/2” stackable squares which allows for a wider range of sizes. A great way to make exact depth movements on plunge routers. On table routers, they’re perfect for setting distances from the fence to the cutter, or for checking the bit height above the table. Recommended by George. Made in America. #9800

    Table Top Lubricant (8 oz)

    Table-Top Lubricant is as close as you can get to putting your wood on ball-bearings! Smooth straight feeds make straight tight cuts!

    This advanced table top surface lubricant uses Empire’s micro lubrication technology that bonds to the surface structure reducing sliding friction between wood and metal surfaces, improving sliding actions. Reducing sliding friction eliminates board hang-up and binding for smoother material feeds.