• Finding Center
    2:16

    Finding Center

    Master woodworker George Vondriska provides tips on how to find the exact center of a piece of wood for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Designing a Project Piece Using CAD
    5:57

    Designing a Project Piece Using CAD

    Using CAD software is becoming increasingly common for woodworkers and furniture designers, but learning how to use it can be intimidating. Bruce Kieffer joins George Vondriska to provide a simple demonstration and show you how designing a project piece using a CAD program may not be as complicated as you think.

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  • Cabinet Door Assembly
    7:53

    Cabinet Door Assembly

    When creating a cabinet door, it is critical to keep the wood flat and square. George Vondriska provides practical tips on how to assemble door panels using a parallel jaw clamp. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Steel Bar Clamps provided by Jorgensen. For more information, visit www.ponytools.com

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  • Making the Tail of Sliding Dovetail Joint
    4:54

    Making the Tail of Sliding Dovetail Joint

    Sliding dovetail joints are super strong. Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to set up and rout dovetails on a router table.

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  • Leveling Edge Banding With A Belt Sander
    2:36

    Leveling Edge Banding with a Belt Sander

    Plywood edgebanding is best applied slightly wide and then sanded flush using a belt sander. Woodworking expert Bruce Kieffer shows you how to do this type of belt sanding without sanding through the plywood veneer or gouging the panel.

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  • Concentric Variable Spaced Dovetails
    3:40

    Concentric Variable Spaced Dovetails

    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…

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  • Climb Cutting on a Dovetail Jig
    3:23

    Climb Cutting on a Dovetail Jig

    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.

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  • Checking Joint Quality
    1:08

    Checking Joint Quality

    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…

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