When you’ve hand-crafted a beautiful piece of furniture, bringing it all together with commercial fasteners may rub you the wrong way. Instead, try these easy-to-make table top fasteners. With just a few pieces of scrap wood you can easily make wooden fasteners that will allow seasonal movement of solid wood tops. Once you’re set up to make them, make a bunch so you have them on hand for future projects.
Can you cut biscuit joints on the router table you use for your woodworking projects? Sure, but you’ll need to know the steps to get the fit right. Our master woodworker George Vondriska explains the setup of the router as a biscuit joiner and shows you how to make the cuts.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 >>