• De-Whiskering Wood
    3:21

    De-Whiskering Wood

    One of the problems with using water-based stains and finishes is that they tend to raise the grain on the wood surface, leaving it rough. George Vondriska shows a great way to avoid raising the grain by de-whiskering your wood before staining or finishing. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Comparing Aerosol Can Nozzles
    2:05

    Comparing Aerosol Can Nozzles

    When selecting an aerosol can to finish your woodworking project, pay special attention to the nozzle on the can. Many nozzles give you a choice for the spray pattern you’ll have, and George Vondriska shows why it’s important. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Choosing a Brush for Your Top Coat
    2:55

    Choosing a Brush for Your Top Coat

    You’ve spent a lot of time on your project getting it ready to finish, so why not finish it right? If you’re going to apply four layers of stains or top coat with a brush, it’s important to use the proper brush for the job. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • CA Glue as a Pen Finish
    7:33

    CA Glue as a Pen Finish

    George Vondriska shows you how to use CA glue as a great alternative wood finish for the pens that you turn. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original.

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  • Best Aerosol Nozzle
    2:23

    Best Aerosol Nozzle

    Are all aerosol can tips created equal? Nope, and you’ll see why as George Vondriska demonstrates the results from each type. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Anti-Dust Finishing Tip
    1:32

    Anti-Dust Finishing Tip

    Most woodworkers have some airborne dust and particulates floating in their shop, and some of those particles can settle on a not-quite-dried finish. George Vondriska demonstrates a neat and inexpensive trick for protecting small woodworking projects from dust when finishing. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Airless Sprayers in Your Shop
    2:49

    Airless Sprayers in Your Shop

    When it comes to applying stains and topcoats to your woodworking projects, HVLP sprayers work great. But what about those projects you plan to paint? Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you why airless sprayers are probably your best bet. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Organic Stains
    4:34

    Organic Stains

    Nothing is simpler than making your own stains just using organic materials from your yard or kitchen. Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates the simple process that you can use to create organic stains for your next woodworking project.

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  • Make Stains From Chewing Tobacco
    3:27

    Make Stains from Chewing Tobacco

    For a unique approach to staining wood, master woodworker George Vondriska discusses how chewing tobacco can be used as a natural colorant. Stains from chewing tobacco add great patina and can provide a unique color aspect to your next woodworking project.

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