• Time for Green Wood Turning

    There are some distinct advantages to turning green wood instead of dry wood, especially for bowls. Although working with green wood can make the cutting process easier, there are some downsides you need to know about. Watch to see if green wood turning is right for you. Related Videos: Drying Wood In A Microwave Chemically…

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  • DIY Dresser: Alder Characteristics

    George Vondriska explains the working characteristics of alder and gives you information to help you determine if you should use alder for your next woodworking project. The price, hardness and how it finishes are all characteristics you’ll want to take into consideration.

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  • Uses and Advantags of Wet Wood

    George Vondriska and Spike Carlsen clear up the common misconception about wet wood being useless. Spike shows off a few pieces of wood that were used as pipes hundreds of years ago, and explains why a piece of wood that is submerged in water without being exposed to oxygen can remain strong, solid and useful…

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  • Three Common Types of Sheet Stock

    George Vondriska discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of the common types of sheet stock you might use in your shop. He’ll teach you what to look for so that you know which material is best for your project, whether its plywood, MDF or melamine. You’ll learn how each type of stock is made,…

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  • Should I Buy My Lumber Green?

    Paul Mayer discusses the benefits of air-dried lumber and how to save money on normally expensive hardwoods. He also gives you info on where to go for more information on how to dry lumber for your next project.

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  • Using a Mirror to Reveal Bookmatch Patterns in your Stock

    George Vondriska shows you how to use a mirror to reveal bookmatch patterns in the stock that you use for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America original video.

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  • Types of Moisture Meters

    Master woodworker George Vondriska shows the different types of moisture meters for wood, talks about the benefits of each and provides tips on how to use them for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Moisture Meters provided by Lignomat. For more information, visit www.lignomatusa.com.

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  • Solar Kiln Basics

    George Vondriska features a homemade solar kiln. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Plain-Sawn vs Quarter-Sawn Extended Version

    George Vondriska teaches you about the differences between plain-sawn and quarter-sawn wood. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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