• 6:20

    George’s Secret Finishing Recipe

    Finishing is an aspect of woodworking that can be challenging for many of us. Choosing the wrong finishing products, and applying them using an approach that isn’t ideal for the product, can diminish the quality of even the best project. George has used a wide range of finishing approaches over his years in the craft,…

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  • Finishing Part 2: Choosing and Using the Best Stain
    7:51

    Finishing Part 2: Choosing and Using the Best Stain

    Jim Heavey from WOOD Magazine continues the three-part process of creating the perfect finish with information on choosing, testing and using wood stain. The techniques you learn from Jim will help increase your confidence when staining your woodworking projects. Related Videos: Part 1: Sanding – The Perfect Finish Starts Here Part 3: Applying a Top-Notch…

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  • Finishing Part 1: Sanding - The Perfect Finish Starts Here
    6:23

    Finishing Part 1: The Perfect Finish Starts with Sanding

    Jim Heavey from WOOD Magazine starts a three-step process for creating a perfect finish on your next woodworking project with tips on sanding. The first step is to understand the properties of different grades of sand paper and knowing when to use each. Jim takes you step-by-step through the sanding process. Related Videos: Part 2:…

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  • Why You Need an Airbrush in Your Wood Shop
    6:52

    Why You Need an Airbrush in Your Wood Shop

    An airbrush is actually a tool most woodworkers should have in their shops. George Vondriska demonstrates three common uses and the advantage of having an airbrush in a wood shop. Learn more about why you need an airbrush in your shop. Tritium.TS Airbrush Combo Kit provided by Grex. For more information, visit www.grexusa.com. More Videos…

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  • Super Finishing for Turning
    4:33

    Super Finishing for Turning

    George Vondriska demonstrates the best way to apply a simple finishing mixture to a bottle stopper that is durable and will give the piece a proper shine. While the bottle stopper is still on your lathe, you can dab on light layers of thin-viscosity CA wood glue and linseed oil. Titebond Instant Wood Glue provided…

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  • How to Set Up a Spray Gun
    3:52

    How to Set Up a Spray Gun

    Master woodworker George Vondriska provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up a spray gun to optimize its performance for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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  • How to Avoid Spray Gun Bounce-Back
    2:42

    How to Avoid Spray Gun Bounce-Back

    The downside to most standard spray guns is that the bounce-back can be significant, sending excess finish airborne in your shop. Let George Vondriska show you why HVLP systems are the best way for the average woodworker to avoid spray gun bounce-back. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video.

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