• 6:21

    It’s always cool to make projects that improve your shop. And it’s really cool, and fun, to make your own tools for your shop. In this video we teach you to make a wooden try square. Not only is it functional when it’s complete, it also looks great. The project calls for small pieces of

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  • 8:28

    In the second, and final, part of this project series you’ll learn how to assemble the blade and handle so they’re perfectly square. This requires a shop-made assembly block, and glue with a longer open time, to make sure everything is perfect and the square is reliable. Once the blade and handle are assembled, we’ll

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  • Make a Bottle Opener Handle on the Lathe - Part 2 Turn and Finish
    17:09

    After you’ve created your bottle opener blank with the inlay accent stripe, all that’s left is to install the hardware and turn, sand and finish the handle. The process is simple, and you’ll end up with a beautiful piece of equipment that will look great in your kitchen! Instant Bond CA Wood Adhesive provided by

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  • Make a Bottle Opener Handle on the Lathe - Part 1 Glue Up the Blank
    5:49

    Add some flare to your utensil drawer with this stylish wooden bottle opener, which you can turn from a few pieces of walnut and a veneer inlay. All you’ll need for the first step in the process is waterproof glue, a couple of clamps and a gentle curve cut on your bandsaw. Titebond III Ultimate

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  • Build a Tiled Table- Part 3 Sand, Finish & Install the Tile
    5:00

    In the final installation of our three-part series on building a tiled sofa table, George vondriska teaches you how to sand and finish the wooden carcass of the table and then install the tile into the frame that you created in the second step. He demonstrates the proper technique for using a handheld sander to

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  • Build a Tiled Table- Part 2 Frame the Tile
    9:29

    In the second installation of our three-part series on building a tiled sofa table, George Vondriska teaches you how to create a wooden frame for the tile tabletop. He walks you step by step through the building process, demonstrating the proper technique for mitering each component of the frame with a miter saw, cutting a

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  • Build a Tiled Table- Part 1 Rail & Leg Assembly
    15:04

    In the first installation of a three-part series on building a tiled sofa table, George Vondriska teaches you how to cut and assemble the rails and legs that will become the body of the table. He demonstrates the proper technique for tapering the legs on all four sides with an adjustable square and your bandsaw,

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  • Choosing the Best Glue for Furniture Repair
    9:35

    Woodworkers are commonly asked to do furniture repair. In this video you’ll learn about disassembling the piece, cleaning the joints and choosing the correct glue for reassembly. This particular repair uses hot melt polyurethane glue because of its gap-filling characteristics. HiPURformer Advanced Bonding System provided by Titebond. For more information, visit www.titebond.com. More Videos from

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  • Simple Stave Assembly
    5:30

    George Vondriska takes you step-by-step through the glue up process of a stave assembly that will eventually be used for the outside of a wine bottle cooler. When constructing a stave you will find it is easier to break the process into smaller steps, using less pieces. Follow George as he uses masking tape and

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