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.
Make nearly invisible covers for screw heads with plugs cut from the same wood as your woodworking project. George Vondriska guides you through the procedure for cutting plugs using a drill press, plug cutter bit, bandsaw and George’s secret weapon: masking tape.Watch Now >>
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 a…Watch Now >>
Dovetails are widely viewed in the woodworking world as a mark of premium craftsmanship. Cutting them with variable spacing creates a strong visual appeal, and the appearance of a hand-cut approach. Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates how to use a router, dovetail jig and guide block to make concentric variable spaced dovetail joints without the…Watch Now >>