If you love canoeing but you want to step up your hobby from using plastic rentals to a beautifully crafted wooden canoe, you should consider learning how to build a canoe yourself. Master woodworker George Vondriska and Mark Morgen from St. Croix Canoes give you a brief overview of the things you might need to know when planning to craft your own cedar-stripped canoe from scratch, like where to get the woodworking materials and how to make the form.
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George Vondriska demonstrates a unique way to color wood using a simple iron acetate solution that creates a chemical reaction with the natural tannins in wood. If you are using a wood species with a low level of tannin, George shows you the process for adding tannins so that the iron acetate will have aWatch Now >>
Can you cut biscuit joints on the router table you use for your woodworking projects? Sure, but you’ll need to know the steps to get the fit right. Our master woodworker George Vondriska explains the setup of the router as a biscuit joiner and shows you how to make the cuts.Watch Now >>