Do you have solid brass hardware that looks just too new and shiny to be used on one of your woodworking projects? In this video learn how to patina brass hardware. George Vondriska teaches you how to spend just minutes to give that brass a weathered patina look that typically takes years to form. He likes to use a combination of lacquer thinner and cycles between heated ammonia fumes and salt water.
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 >>
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 >>
Turn your belt sander into a stationary machine. Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you the simplest way to construct a jig that will hold a belt sander securely to your workbench, making it easier and safer to sand typically difficult woodworking projects like small toy parts and irregular shapes.Watch Now >>