Splines really add a lot to a project. Not only do they add a nice accent to your piece, but they also add more structural strength by reinforcing the joint. George Vondriska shows you step-by-step how to make a very simple spline jig using a scrap piece of 2″ x 4″ and some plywood. With the jig created you can easily make splines for your next woodworking project.
Good joinery starts with surfaces that mate perfectly without use of clamp pressure. If excessive clamping pressure is used to pull the joint together, it will create stress on your woodworking project that can cause distortion or even splitting to occur. Master woodworker George Vondriska explains how to incorporate a “dry run” into your processWatch Now >>
Router bit tearout is a nasty problem when you’re cutting dovetails. So master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to avoid this devastating problem when completing your woodworking projects by using a technique on a dovetail jig called climb cutting.Watch Now >>
Bending wood is one of those techniques that can have a dramatic effect on a woodworking project, but many woodworkers shy away from it because it seems intimidating. Watch this demonstration by our expert woodworker George Vondriska to learn a simple, worry-free approach to bending wood quickly using a heated iron pipe.Watch Now >>