In this month’s handmade knives project demonstration, George Vondriska teaches you the essential woodworking tips and techniques you’ll need to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind handles for commercially crafted blades, including bandsaw cutting, rivet-making and blade placement. When making your own handles, you have total control over the customization. You can choose the type of wood used and the specialization of the knife (outdoor, kitchen utensil, etc.) and you get to enjoy the fruits of hard labor. So enjoy George’s step-by-step methods and then enjoy putting them to work!
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>