Glue squeeze out can be an annoying problem when it happens in the corners of your woodworking project, so Spike Carlsen teaches you two easy tricks that you can use to protect your piece. The first involves simply applying masking tape to the edges where glue might squeeze out, so the glue squeezes onto the tape rather than the wood. Or you could run the end of a soda straw along the glue spots so that the glue ends up in the straw.
Router bit collets do wear out, but it can be difficult to tell when. In this woodworking instructional video, master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to confirm that your jig’s router bit collet is still properly holding router bits without slipping.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 >>
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 >>