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!
George Vondriska discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of the common types of sheet stock you might use in your shop. He’ll teach you what to look for so that you know which material is best for your project, whether its plywood, MDF or melamine. You’ll learn how each type of stock is made,…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 >>
Applying veneer on your woodworking projects is easy when you know the necessary steps. Our master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you all of the details essential for completing the process, like choosing and applying the right glue and finding the best way to properly clamp the assembly.Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you a great way to refurbish the push pads you use in your workshop. Instead of just tossing your old push pads out, George recommends cutting off the rubber padding from the bottom of the pad, and screwing the plastic handle to a piece of scrap wood, which you can turn into…Watch Now >>