• Sharpening a Skew Chisel
    4:03

    Sharpening a Skew Chisel

    In this free woodworking project video, George Vondriska provides tips for sharpening a skew chisel with a diamond stone. A sharp chisel will give you the best result when you are turning. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Turn an Offset Foot
    3:31

    How to Turn an Offset Foot

    Tired of the traditional straight legs on your tables and chairs? Try master woodworker George Vondriska’s method for turning an offset foot on the lathe which adds lots of interest to any woodworking project. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Turn a Perfect Tenon
    3:21

    How to Turn a Perfect Tenon

    Mortise-and-tenon joinery is one of the most reliable we have, but if your tenons are not sized properly or they are inconsistent, it can be difficult to assemble your projects. Master woodworker George Vondriska reveals a shop trick that you can use to turn a perfect tenon for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of…

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  • Cyanoacrylate Adhesive (CA) Wood Turning Application
    7:06

    Cyanoacrylate Adhesive (CA) Wood Turning Application

    George Vondriska shares an alternative technique for attaching wood to a lathe using cyanoacrylate adhesive (CA) glue. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Adhesive provided by Fastcap. For more information, vist www.fastcap.com.

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  • Counter-Top Pen Material
    2:37

    Countertop Pen Materials

    For a different look in your shop-made pens, try any of the various counter-top materials. Not only do they result in a beautiful pen, but you can get your materials for little or no money. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Captive Ring Out of Spindle Turning
    6:00

    Captive Ring Out of Spindle Turning

    There aren’t many woodworking techniques that will draw more ooh’s and aah’s from your woodworking buddies than a captive ring turned on a spindle. George Vondriska demonstrates the mysterious technique in this clip. 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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  • Bowl Turning Paper Joints
    2:58

    Bowl Turning Paper Joints

    George Vondriska teaches you how to use a paper joint for your bowl turning. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • Pen Turning Techniques
    38:29

    Pen Turning Techniques

    Making pens and pencils on the lathe is a lot of fun and easy once you know a few of the woodworking tricks. George Vondriska provides you with a complete shopping list of what you’ll need to turn slimline (7 mm) pens and pencils, and takes you through what you need to know to turn shop scraps into beautiful writing implements.

    Material selection, best tools to use, turning, sanding, and finishing tricks, it’s all here. And you’re going to love making pens and pencils. Write on!

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