• 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… Read more »

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  • Climb Cutting on a Dovetail Jig
    3:23

    Router bit tearout is a nasty problem when you’re cutting dovetails. So master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to avoid this devastating problem when completing your woodworking projects by using a technique on a dovetail jig called climb cutting.

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  • Clamping Biscuits
    3:36

    It’s time to drop your standard woodworking clamps and check out these clamping biscuits. Master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how they work and how they can be an easy solution in your woodworking shop for some of those more difficult-to-clamp joints.

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  • Mounting Router Bits
    1:42

    It is possible to mount a router bit incorrectly in your router collet, and that can spell disaster for your woodworking project. George Vondriska shows you how to properly insert and clamp router bits into your router.

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  • Checking Joint Quality
    1:08

    Good joinery starts with surfaces that mate perfectly without use of clamp pressure. If excessive clamping pressure is used to pull the joint together, it will create stress on your woodworking project that can cause distortion or even splitting to occur. Master woodworker George Vondriska explains how to incorporate a “dry run” into your process… Read more »

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  • Check for Slipping Router Bit Collet
    2:40

    Router bit collets do wear out, but it can be difficult to tell when. In this woodworking instructional video, master woodworker George Vondriska teaches you how to confirm that your jig’s router bit collet is still properly holding router bits without slipping.

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  • Making a Kit Guitar
    1:47

    Building a guitar is an excellent test of a skilled woodworker’s craftsmanship, but if you’re like most people, you probably want to skip the long woodworking processes of shaping and sanding the body. So master woodworker George Vondriska gives you a quick rundown on a couple ready-made guitar kits that are available for you to… Read more »

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  • Bridge Over Broken Guitar
    6:36

    Is the bridge of your guitar separating from the guitar top? You can save big bucks by making the repair yourself. You probably already have all the woodworking tools you need in your shop to fix the broken guitar, and if you follow master woodworker George Vondriska’s step-by-step directions in this video, you’ll gain all… Read more »

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  • Biscuit Joiner on a Router
    4:05

    Can you cut biscuit joints on the router table you use for your woodworking projects? Sure, but you’ll need to know the steps to get the fit right. Our master woodworker George Vondriska explains the setup of the router as a biscuit joiner and shows you how to make the cuts.

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