If you have a woodworking piece that you want sanded to a completely uniform level, try crafting your own shop-made abrasive plane. With a belt sander, it’s difficult to control and you can end up with highs and lows in your wood, but an abrasive plane takes away this frustration and makes your job simple. Dave Munkitterick explains how to fasten a long strip of store-bought sanding paper to a flat two-by-four and shape a comfortable handle for a quick, handy tool that will give you the smooth finish your piece deserves.
Have you ever wondered what the differences are between acrylic and polycarbonate glass? George Vondriska explains what sets them apart and discusses some of the various woodworking projects that require each type. Watch and learn which type factors into your next woodworking plans.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 >>
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 >>
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 >>