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.
Concentric Variable Spaced Dovetails
Dovetails are widely viewed in the woodworking world as a mark of premium craftsmanship. Cutting them with variable spacing creates a strong visual appeal, and the appearance of a hand-cut approach. Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates how to use a router, dovetail jig and guide block to make concentric variable spaced dovetail joints without the…Watch Now >>
Adding Tannins to Wood
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 >>
Acrylic and Polycarbonate Glass
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 >>
It’s time to drop your standard woodworking clamps and check out these clamping biscuits. Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how they work and how they can be an easy solution in your woodworking shop for some of those more difficult-to-clamp joints.Watch Now >>