Woodworking requires you to be exact, and the first step to making perfect measurements and cuts is to have properly maintained equipment. Naturally, woodworking tools loosen, wear down and lose their effectiveness, so it is extremely important to regularly check and take care of your woodworking machinery so it stays in top form. In this video, George Vondriska discusses and demonstrates some of the ways to set up and maintain a few of the standard woodworking tools in your workshop, including the table saw, band saw, jointer and planer.
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 >>
You may just have found a new home for your old, worn out socks. Dave Munkittrick gives a quick and handy woodworking tip to prevent clamp scars that can damage your wood. Socks can help avoid the crippling effects that hand clamps are liable to have on your woodworking projects.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 >>