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.
You may just have found a new home for your old, worn out socks. Dave Munkittrick gives a quick and handy woodworking tip to prevent clamp scars that can damage your wood. Socks can help avoid the crippling effects that hand clamps are liable to have on your woodworking projects.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 >>
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 >>