• Planer Snipe and Preventative Solutions | WWGOA

    Learn the secrets for dealing with snipe on a benchtop planer. Benchtop planers are a great asset to any woodworking shop. They enable us to prepare rough lumber for use in our projects, and to machine stock to a precise dimension. One common problem that can occur when running a board through a portable planer… Read more »

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  • Cut a 45-Degree Mortise with a Benchtop Mortiser

    George Vondriska teaches you how to use a benchtop mortiser and a 45-degree V-block to cut a mortise at a 45-degree angle. He stresses the importance of taking the first cut slowly, so as to avoid the blade glancing off of the surface and affecting the cut quality.

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  • Planing Furniture Legs

    Watching our videos is a terrific way to learn how to build furniture. In this video, you’ll learn how to make wooden furniture legs that are planed to be dimensionally identical. Each step of the process is explained and demonstrated in real time so you can take what you’ve learned and apply it directly to… Read more »

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  • Benchtop Mortiser: Setting the Auger

    George Vondriska teaches you how to adjust and set the auger on your benchtop mortiser so that it is in the proper position to make effective cuts for mortise and tenon joinery. Using a dime to set the shoulder on the hollow chisel, you can feel out the correct projection necessary for the auger on… Read more »

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  • Benchtop Mortiser: Correct Cutting Technique

    Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to properly use your benchtop mortiser by demonstrating the correct sequence of cuts that you should make. He lays out the dimensions, lines up the mortiser, and shows how to use the hollow chisel to make initial cuts and then go back through to remove the bridges in… Read more »

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  • Inside View of a Wood Planer

    Ever wonder what really goes on inside a planer to make that piece of cedar look perfectly smooth? George Vondriska uses a GoPro camera to show you exactly what is happening to your wood when you feed it through a wood planer.

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  • Making Mortises on the Drill Press

    George Vondriska teaches you the technique for making mortises on a drill press. The procedure requires a forstner bit and a fence on the drill press and a bench chisel to take the high spots off the drilled mortise.

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  • Using a Vertical Panel Saw (Panel Pro)

    George Vondriska shows you how to easily and accurately cut sheet wood to size for your woodworking projects with the Vertical Panel Saw from Panel Pro. A Woodworkers Guild of America original video. Vertical Panel Saw provided by Panel Pro. For more information, visit www.panelpro.com.

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  • Using a Laser Sight on Your Drill Press

    George Vondriska provides tips on how to use a laser sight on your drill press for woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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