• The Importance of Making Downhill Cuts with a Router
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    The Importance of Making Downhill Cuts with a Router

    Demonstrating on a tapered display case, George Vondriska teaches you why you should always make downhill cuts when doing a taper for a woodworking project to optimize the surface finish of the edge. He discusses which router bits you should use, and then shows you the expert woodworking techniques you’ll need to utilize to make…

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  • How to Inlay Wood with a Router
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    How to Inlay Wood with a Router

    You’ll be amazed how simple it is to add an inlay to a woodworking project using an easy-to-make template and an inexpensive router bit/guide bushing combo. To learn how to inlay wood, you must use a plunge router. You’ll also need an inlay kit that includes a special guide bushing and 1/8″ solid carbide router…

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  • Chip-Free Flush Trimming
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    Chip-Free Flush Trimming

    Demonstrating on cathedral raised-panel doors, George Vondriska teaches you how to get a flush trim with a curved piece of wood to a pattern template using an Ultimate Trim Bit on the router table. His expert woodworking technique and this specialized router bit will guarantee you a smooth, chip-free flush trimming cut on both the…

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  • Using Guide Bushings on a Router
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    Using Guide Bushings on a Router

    Guide bushings are worthwhile additions for your handheld router because they work by cutting away at your specific woodworking project without damaging your shop-made jig. George Vondriska teaches you all about the benefits of working with guide bushings, which come in various diameters and are tremendously helpful when creating dadoes and other difficult aspects of…

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  • Using a Flush Trim Bit to Make a Glass Panel Door
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    Using a Flush Trim Bit to Make a Glass Panel Door

    George Vondriska teaches you how to use a flush trim bit on your woodworking router to cut a groove into the back of any door frame. This will help you to turn a conventional door frame into a glass panel frame.

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  • How to Install a Router Bit in a Router
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    How to Install a Router Bit in a Router

    George Vondriska demonstrates the easy woodworking technique for how to install a router bit in your router correctly. He recommends that you take the base off of the motor, then talks about the possible consequences of mounting the bit too far or not far enough.

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  • Routed Mortise & Tenon
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    Routed Mortise and Tenon

    George Vondriska teaches you how to use your handheld plunge router or router table to cut perfect mortise and tenon joinery for your woodworking projects. He shows you the best way to expertly lay out the dimensions and make the proper cuts.

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  • Jointing With a Handheld Router
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    Jointing with a Handheld Router

    Projects often call for edge-to-edge joints on long boards, but long boards can be difficult to handle on a jointer. If you don’t get a good glue edge, you won’t have a good glue joint. An easier approach for jointing long stock is using a handheld router with a steel stud as a guide. I…

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  • Using an Extension Collet
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    Using an Extension Collet

    Sometimes your router bit just can’t reach deep enough to make the cut you need. George Vondriska shows you how a router extension collet can solve that problem.

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