Now that you’ve got the technique down for creating half lap joinery, try your hand at using half lap joints to create the frame for a glass panel door or mirror. You can make beautiful, flush corners with a dado head cutter on your table saw.
George Vondriska teaches you a few essential woodworking techniques for cutting accurate dovetail sockets with a pull saw, including the professional way to lay out your lines, start each cut and use the saw properly. If you follow George’s instruction, you’ll end up with clean, great-looking dovetail sockets.
Although curved bottoms on dressers and bookcases look great, they also serve a function. George Vondriska explains how freestanding pieces like this DIY dresser with these curved bottoms are more stable and why you should consider building your projects with this design feature.
Master woodworker George Vondriska shows the different types of moisture meters for wood, talks about the benefits of each and provides tips on how to use them for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Moisture Meters provided by Lignomat. For more information, visit www.lignomatusa.com.
Edge gluing comes into play in a variety of woodworking projects, and is an aspect of any project that can reveal the skill level of the craftsman who builds the project. A dead flat panel is impressive and indicates a high quality project. But let’s face it; if the panel has gaps or noticeable peaks