• Wood Glue Tips: Keep Your Glue Running
    0:54

    Every woodworker knows how frustrating it can be when you need glue but it just won’t come out of the bottle. Spike Carlsen teaches you wood glue tips and how to craft a quick fix for this problem by simply drilling three holes into a small wooden block so the glue is ready when you…

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  • Protect Inside Corners from Glue Squeeze Out
    1:29

    Glue squeeze out can be an annoying problem when it happens in the corners of your woodworking project, so Spike Carlsen teaches you two easy tricks that you can use to protect your piece. The first involves simply applying masking tape to the edges where glue might squeeze out, so the glue squeezes onto the…

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  • Use Old Credit Cards to Spread Glue
    1:23

    The most common ways to spread glue onto your woodworking projects are with your index finger or a brush, but you may not know that you can also neatly spread glue with your old unwanted credit cards. Spike Carlsen teaches you how to make this simple tool using pinking shears to cut off the side…

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  • Preventing Clamp Scars
    1:29

    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.

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  • Using the Correct Clamps for Edge-to-Edge Glue Ups
    1:55

    Choose the right clamp for the job. Edge-to-edge glue ups are best done with certain style of clamps. George Vondriska covers some of your options, including parallel jaw clamps, pipe clamps and bar clamps.

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  • Spreading Glue with a Hacksaw Blade
    2:02

    See how a regular hacksaw blade can be the best tool in your shop for spreading wood glue over the surface of a board or any wide, flat surface.

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  • Uniform Glue Spreading
    1:30

    Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates a quick and easy way to evenly spread glue on your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America original video.

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  • Toothbrush Glue Spreader
    1:36

    Sometimes you want to spread glue evenly over a joint surface on your woodworking projects, and George Vondriska teaches you how one of the best choices for applying the glue just might be an old toothbrush. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Strength of Glue Joints
    2:18

    How strong are the glue joints compared to the wood it’s holding together? Woodworking expert George Vondriska will explain in this video clip. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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