Transferring patterns to dark material can be a challenge. When the pencil line is the same color, or nearly so, as the wood you’re making your project from, how do you follow the line? Thankfully there’s a product, available at craft stores, that solves this problem. Instead of leaving a dark line for you to follow (on dark wood) it leaves a brilliant white line. Very easy to see that! Have a look.
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 >>
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 >>
When working on your woodworking project, have you ever wondered why most dovetail jigs are a two-bit operation? Woodworking expert George Vondriska explains how through-pins and tails are cut on a jig, and when to use each of the two cutters required for the process. He also discusses why it’s so important to match the…Watch Now >>