There comes a time in every woodworker’s project career to make a three-legged stool, and if you want to be one of the cool kids, you will want to make the seat from a natural edge slab. Why three legs and not four, you might ask? Well, with natural edge slabs, it’s difficult to get…Watch Now >>
In the second installation of our three-part series on building a tiled sofa table, George Vondriska teaches you how to create a wooden frame for the tile tabletop. He walks you step by step through the building process, demonstrating the proper technique for mitering each component of the frame with a miter saw, cutting a…Watch Now >>
Watch as we show you how to build a picnic table that’s beautiful, durable and portable, right before your eyes! Learn about choosing materials, the best tools and hardware to use, clever tips and techniques, PLUS there’s a detailed Cut List you can take along to the lumberyard.
This tabletop is 40 inches x 8 feet–plenty big to seat 10 adults. It’s designed with reinforcement ribs underneath and clever joinery tricks to keep it from cracking during temperature- and humidity-level changes. And we know you want to learn how to build a picnic table, but you’ll need matching benches, too. These bench seats have a nifty curve that makes them extra comfortable. And they’re stackable!
Woodworking projects always turn out best if you start with the right materials. Find out what wood was used for this picnic table and why it was chosen. Recommendations for adhesives and fasteners (with a source) are also included.
Watching this video, you won’t simply learn how to build a picnic table–you’ll also learn valuable tips and techniques, for joinery, blade adjustments, marking, drilling, and fastening, that you can use in on other projects. This table and benches was designed to go together like a kit, which makes it perfect for woodworkers of any skill level. Beginners will learn a lot and even seasoned veterans will pick up some new tricks.
Built to Last
Many woodworkers learn how to build furniture so they can custom make pieces for their home. But don’t forget your outdoor living space. A picnic table like this will last for years and will be the centerpiece of your outdoor celebrations, family meals and impromptu gatherings.Watch Now >>
George Vondriska teaches you how to build a stool that will look great in either your home or workshop. He walks you step by step through the entire process, showing you how to complete each of the necessary woodworking techniques, including cutting legs at a compound angle, accenting the seat with your bandsaw and piecing together the frame.Watch Now >>
In this woodworking project video, George Vondriska guides you step-by-step on how to make a beautiful occasional table. George teaches some helpful tips and tricks on how to easily cut all the pieces required and how to create tapered legs that connect using biscuit joinery. The top of the table has a ceramic tile in the center and is framed with white oak. As an added finishing tip, George will take time in this video to show you how to ebonize the white oak to give it a dark, rich black color.Watch Now >>
Spike Carlsen teaches you how to build a side table in your workshop. He walks you through the step-by-step instructions, demonstrating all of the essential woodworking tips and techniques, such as laying out the dimensions and bracing the legs to the top and shelf. This beautiful craftsman side table is a great project for all skill levels of woodworkers.Watch Now >>
In this month’s woodworking project demonstration, George Vondriska teaches you the step-by-step process for building a coat tree that will look great in your home or workshop. He demonstrates the simple techniques for installing wrought-iron hooks, crafting the coat tree’s feet, and quarter sawing to achieve that beautiful face grain on all four sides. Coat…Watch Now >>
Wooden picture frames make great gifts and you can easily make a picture frame following the steps in this class. Here’s an approach to making wooden picture frames that relies on screw pockets and molding. It’s really easy to do, and you’re gonna love this approach to getting framed. We’re assembling the frame with butt…Watch Now >>
Spend 45 minutes with George Vondriska as he shows you how to build a simple yet elegant DIY bedside table. It features a top with breadboard ends, tongue and groove joinery, tapered legs and a single drawer. George takes you step-by-step through the process of building a bedside table you can be proud of. This woodworking project video also includes a complete parts and cut list for you to easily download.Watch Now >>