Screw plugs are a great solution for hiding the heads of any screws that you use on a woodworking project, but most of the time they stand proud from the surface even after you tap them in. George Vondriska has an easy fix for this problem. You can use a flexible pull saw – rested on top of an old hotel room key or credit card to avoid scratching your project – to trim any excess material from the screw plug. Then, if you want to smooth just the area where the plug is sticking out, use a piece of hard wood covered in sandpaper.
Make nearly invisible covers for screw heads with plugs cut from the same wood as your woodworking project. George Vondriska guides you through the procedure for cutting plugs using a drill press, plug cutter bit, bandsaw and George’s secret weapon: masking tape.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 >>
Router bit collets do wear out, but it can be difficult to tell when. In this woodworking instructional video, master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to confirm that your jig’s router bit collet is still properly holding router bits without slipping.Watch Now >>