• 12:22

    Building a Live Edge Slab Table

    Tables built from live edge slabs are very popular, and very beautiful. George was lucky enough to get an amazing hackberry slab in his shop and, with a little help from Triton woodworking tools, he turned it into two lovely tables. One from two The slab we started with was long enough that it could…

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  • 4:04

    Adding a Slot to Install Table Top Fasteners

    When it comes time to install the top on a table, it is important to come up with an approach that allows the table top to expand and contract freely with seasonal changes in humidity. If we don’t accommodate this movement, bad things are bound to happen. The table top could crack, or the movement…

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  • 5:44

    Essentials of Good Design Part 3: Steps in Making Furniture

    If you are following along in our design series, you know that we’ve covered some fundamentals of design, as well as some specific details on the wood furniture design process. Now we take our designs into the shop and talk about some fundamentals of making furniture as Willie Willette of Willie Willette Works shares some…

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  • 6:38

    Essentials of Good Design Part 1: Wood Furniture Design

    Unfortunately nobody is born with standout capabilities in wood furniture design. Many of us have developed our skills in the shop to form whatever joinery is necessary for nearly any given project, and apply a beautiful and durable finish to serve as the perfect complement, but one area where many of us admit to struggling…

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  • Tapering Furniture Legs on a Band Saw
    4:52

    Tapering Furniture Legs on a Bandsaw

    Here’s a simple way to produce tapers for furniture legs. No specialized jigs required. Just a band saw equipped with the right blade, and you’re good to go. Related Videos: Making A Tapered Leg Jig Using A Table Saw Laying Out A Two-Sided Tapered Leg

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  • 4:06

    Properly Using Table Top Fasteners

    Commercially made table top fasteners, what some woodworkers call Z-clips, work great for allowing seasonal movement in solid wood tops. If you don’t allow that movement, you could end up with cracks in the top, or the top could blow open joints on your project. It’s important that the fasteners are installed in the right…

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  • How to Make a Tapered Leg - Four Sided
    2:28

    Laying Out a Four-Sided Tapered Leg

    A four-sided taper looks very delicate on a piece of furniture. Follow these lay out rules to make sure the leg looks good, but still has plenty of strength. Related Video: Laying Out a Two-Sided Tapered Leg

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  • Laying Out a Two-Sided Tapered Leg
    2:48

    Laying Out a Two-Sided Tapered Leg

    When laying out two-sided tapers for furniture there are some design rules to follow to make sure the legs look nice. This videos provides what you need to know to have nice looking legs. Related Video: Laying Out a Four-Sided Tapered Leg

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  • Rustic Furniture Moritse and Tenons
    3:25

    Making Rustic Furniture: Mortise and Tenons

    Rustic furniture can be a great addition to any room in your house. If you struggle with the joinery or would like to discover the best way to “connect the parts,” let George Vondriska show you a foolproof method to perfect mortise and tenon joinery in your rustic projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA)…

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