Most of us might use pneumatic nailers, but every once in a while you’ve got to hand nail something. The danger with this is the possibility of hitting your project, instead of the nail. And hammer kisses aren’t all that attractive. Here’s a dirt simple, dirt cheap way to make certain that you won’t mar your woodworking projects when you’re hand driving a nail.
Lathes take a lot of abuse from the moisture from wood turnings, and it’s a good idea to care for your lathe as part of a routine maintenance effort. Woodworking expert George Vondriska shows how he keeps his lathe running at peak performance at all times. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.Watch Now >>
Long time WWGOA members might notice a change in our videos, as George Vondriska has relocated to a new woodworking shop! He’s thrilled to have moved all of his equipment and stockpiles of wood into a workshop with greater space, which will allow the WWGOA team more options for tips and projects to help youWatch Now >>
Here’s a common question; “What’s with the necklace that George always wears, and that ring on his right hand?” If you’ve been watching George’s videos for a while, you’ve seen him wearing the jewelry for a long time. What gives? That necklace looks like a tooth or claw. Where’d it come from? These questions areWatch Now >>
A spatula may not look like a typical lathe turning project but, in this case, it is. The lathe is used to shape the handle and add accents. We’ll show you, step by step, how to make a wooden spatula. Getting started Lay out the spatula shape. Mark out a line 4” from the endWatch Now >>