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.
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 >>
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 >>