George Vondriska teaches you how to properly set two boards into a Porter Cable dovetail jig in preparation for creating a half blind dovetail joint. He talks about writing coordinating letters on the boards and orienting them correctly into the machine, as well as adjusting the side fence and comb to make the faces of the boards flush with each other. Keep an eye out for more new videos with tips for using the Porter Cable dovetail jig throughout January and February. Next week we will discuss how to set the depth of cut.
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 >>
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 aWatch 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 >>