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.
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 >>
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 >>