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.
Bending wood is one of those techniques that can have a dramatic effect on a woodworking project, but many woodworkers shy away from it because it seems intimidating. Watch this demonstration by our expert woodworker George Vondriska to learn a simple, worry-free approach to bending wood quickly using a heated iron pipe.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 >>
Good joinery starts with surfaces that mate perfectly without use of clamp pressure. If excessive clamping pressure is used to pull the joint together, it will create stress on your woodworking project that can cause distortion or even splitting to occur. Master woodworker George Vondriska explains how to incorporate a “dry run” into your process…Watch Now >>
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 >>