Mitering the corners on banding that’s being applied to all four edges of a table top can be extremely frustrating. The length of each piece has to be perfect, and each angle needs to be just right. This process calls for a methodical approach, and Charlie Kocourek has that technique nailed down. Follow his recipe, and the banding on each of your projects will be dead on. For a more detailed look at this process, check out Charlie’s related article on the topic.
Joanie VanDusart is a longtime intarsia artist who has discovered lots of tricks to the trade along the way. In this clip, she demonstrates an intarsia tip that will allow you to transfer a pattern to your woodworking projects to assure efficient use of the stock and great positioning of grain in her parts. A… Read more »Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you how to create a simple custom-dimension tapered leg jig for your woodworking projects that require tapered chair or table legs. He walks you through the building process, demonstrating the proper technique for transferring a cut angle from your leg to the jig, adding a retaining block to the bottom, and attaching… Read more »Watch Now >>
You can turn just about anything that is round on a lathe, within the length and diameter constraints of your machine. But when you turn a spindle to a long, thin shape, you will invariably encounter the work piece beginning to vibrate under pressure from your lathe chisel. The next thing that you’ll notice is… Read more »Watch Now >>