Remove the clutter from your kitchen counter with this easy-to-make key and mail organizer that has space for envelopes, keys, phones and other small accessories. In this week’s project demonstration, master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to use some basic and intermediate woodworking techniques to build the shelf, including rabbet joinery for the sides, top and bottom, resawing for book-matched edge-to-edge joinery, headless pinning for base assembly, laying out and drilling holes for the key hooks, and chamfering the front pieces for a smoother, more finished look.
Did you know that your woodworking router can actually hold and use 8mm shanked router bits? Not 1/4″, not 1/2″, but 8 mm. Master woodworker George Vondriska discusses the calculated method to the madness, and introduces a must-have tool that will allow 8 mm shanked router bits to work in your router. Learn all aboutWatch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you a great way to refurbish the push pads you use in your workshop. Instead of just tossing your old push pads out, George recommends cutting off the rubber padding from the bottom of the pad, and screwing the plastic handle to a piece of scrap wood, which you can turn intoWatch 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 >>