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Embedding Objects in Your Epoxy Pours

Epoxy can be fun to work with once you get the hang of it, and it can be used to add beautiful features to your projects. Make your epoxy pours and projects even more unique by embedding objects in the epoxy to give the appearance of floating down your river table. Pouring in Layers To…

2020 Product Showcase: Easy Wood Tools

Easy Wood Tools introduced a larger version of their hollow vessel chisels. They’ve had mini hollowers available for a while. It’s great to see these larger scale tools in the marketplace. Both sets of chisels are carbide-tipped. What’s the deal with carbide? Carbide-tipped lathe chisels offer the benefit of never needing to be sharpened. When…

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…

WWGOA LIVE! October 2020

Looking for some new woodworking knowledge? George Vondriska answers your woodworking questions on WWGOA LIVE about beginner woodworking projects, jointing issues, when to sharpen a table saw blade, and much more.

Shop-made Quick Release Hose Clamps

Any woodworker who has a dust collection duct system knows what a pain it can be to do any reconfiguration. Moving tools around, adding new ducts, extending a line for better tool spacing, can all be time consuming, tedious tasks. Oftentimes this means having to remove screws, and then replace them again after the ducting…

WWGOA LIVE! July 2020

This month, George provided ideas for woodworking projects, tips for shifting from a woodworking hobby to pro, suggested the best wood for practicing, and much more.

George’s Epoxy Bullet Bowl

Here’s one of the weirdest projects George ever did: he filled a mold with brass casings, poured epoxy over the top of them, let it cure and turned the whole thing into a bowl. The result; a bullet bowl. OK, they’re not bullets, but it makes for a cool name. You may never do an…

Achieving a Mirror-Smooth Finish on Epoxy

If you’ve worked with resin you know that it can be tricky to get a mirror-smooth finish. You’ll see and feel all forms of imperfections including pits, bubbles, waves, and bumps. You’ve seen a smooth finish in resin, however, whether it was in an Instagram photo, video, or a piece that you saw at a…

WWGOA LIVE! May 2020

This month, George provided biscuit joiner recommendations, discussed cordless tool brands, shared tips on how to store wood to prevent warping, and much more.

WWGOA LIVE! April 2020 (Part 2)

Looking for some new woodworking knowledge? George Vondriska answers your woodworking questions on WWGOA LIVE. Lots of folks tuned in to this episode and we had a boat load of great questions.