• Making Light-Duty Clamps
    1:30

    George Vondriska teaches you about shop-made light duty clamps that are inexpensive and easy to create. Using materials found in any hardware or home store, you can make dozens for the price of manufactured spring clamps.

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  • Know Your Hand Planes
    2:54

    There are many different styles and shapes of hand planes, so it is important to know how to optimize your use of each type when completing your woodworking projects. Master woodworker George Vondriska discusses when to use a scrub plane, smooth plane, and block plane.

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  • How to be a Belt Sander Pro
    2:22

    A belt sander is a powerful woodworking tool if you know how to use it correctly. In this video, master woodworker Bruce Kieffer gives you some of his belt sanding tips and explains how to avoid project disasters!

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  • Using Felt Clamp Pads
    1:36

    Clamps without pads on the contact points can mark the surface of your project. You will learn from master woodworker George Vondriska how to apply inexpensive felt clamp pads to any clamp in your workshop to protect your woodworking project from unwanted blemishes.

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  • Easier Clamping on a Band Saw Table
    4:33

    It can be tricky to clamp fences and jigs to the top of a cast iron band saw table because the webbing on the underside of the table gets in the way of your clamps. Fear not, George Vondriska teaches you a simple technique to create a flush surface on the bottom of your band

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  • Drill & Tap Cast Iron
    5:02

    Woodworkers drill holes in wood all the time but hesitate when it comes to cast iron. Threaded holes in cast iron machine tables are just the solution you need for holding jigs and fixtures. George Vondriska shows how to cut a threaded through or blind hole in cast iron with a center punch, drill, tap

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  • Cutting Plugs / Using Plug Cutters
    5:41

    Make nearly invisible covers for screw heads with plugs cut from the same wood as your woodworking project. George Vondriska guides you through the procedure for cutting plugs using a drill press, plug cutter bit, bandsaw and George’s secret weapon: masking tape.

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  • Cutting Laminate on a Table Saw
    1:26

    Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates the best way to safely cut perfectly straight plastic laminate with your table saw. You’ll learn that all you need are a couple of scraps to make a handy foolproof woodworking jig.

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  • Concentric Variable Spaced Dovetails
    3:40

    Dovetails are widely viewed in the woodworking world as a mark of premium craftsmanship. Cutting them with variable spacing creates a strong visual appeal, and the appearance of a hand-cut approach. Master woodworker George Vondriska demonstrates how to use a router, dovetail jig and guide block to make concentric variable spaced dovetail joints without the

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