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.
Mark, don’t measure, in order to produce parts that are the perfect size. Starting with a side piece, lay the molding against the cabinet and draw a line on the molding to mark the position of the front corner. Position the molding against the fence with your pencil mark aligned with the line-of-cut indicator you… Read more »
Trim routers are a very handy tool to have in the shop, in part because they’re so easy to handle with one hand. This instructional video teaches you how to use a flush trim router bit, a V-bit for free-hand sign making, and a roman ogee bit. All of these cutters can be easily used… Read more »
The router is one of most versatile power tool in your shop and is a must have for any woodworker. Watch this woodworking video and learn a number of router techniques from our master woodworker, George Vondriska. George starts with buying advice, covering the various types and sizes of router – from tiny trim routers,… Read more »
Making an electric guitar can be a fun and rewarding woodworking project. George’s daughter, Ginny, decided to make an electric guitar as a gift for her boyfriend. In part one of this series Ginny gives the background of the guitar design and how she got started on this project. Related Videos: Making An Electric Guitar:… Read more »