For whatever reason, you may want to make skinny pieces of wood even skinnier, but the fence on your table saw doesn’t typically allow you to do so, until now. George Vondriska developed a simple sled jig that you can create using a 10″ board and an old push pad to provide greater control over
Learn a new method of cutting dovetail sockets that utilizes a shop-made table saw jig. Everyone loves the look of dovetails, and they deliver unquestionable strength and durability as a woodworking joint. The approach described by George in this video is a simple, flexible means of producing high quality dovetails using a table saw dovetail
Master the process of building stylish cabinet doors using horizontal raised panel router bits. Raised panel doors contribute an air of distinction to a cabinet, but many woodworkers admit that they are intimidated by the process of building them. Like any process in woodworking, this one can be learned and mastered by following a set
Watch this complete step-by-step video to learn how to make a wooden bowl or tray with your router. With the help of patterns and bits, your plunge router can transform a huge chunk of wood into something your lathe just couldn’t handle. Material Prep If you watch woodturning videos, you know that lathes have limitations
Here’s a great solution if you’ve been struggling with a resaw fence for your bandsaw. The solution for this problem is probably already in your shop. In this woodworking video, we’ll show you how to make your own bandsaw fence. You’ll find that it’s easy to position and easy to adjust for drift compensation. It
I love sharpening my lathe chisels on a grinder. It makes for fast sharpening, which means I can get back to my lathe turning quickly. When it comes to sharpening chisels, as opposed to shaping, a metal edge, a low rpm grinder offers a lot of advantages. There are uses for high speed grinders too,
Many projects call for dovetail joints because they’re strong and they’re attractive to look at. How to make dovetail joints with your jig may seem intimidating if you’ve never used one before. There are a couple of hints that can ease a lot of the frustration for inexperience dovetail joint builders. We have a variety
This is part three in a three- part series that will prepare you to successfully create through dovetails using a Porter Cable 4212 dovetail jig. Part one covered the initial setup of the jig, part two provided instruction on how to cut the tail portion of the through dovetail joint using the Porter Cable dovetail
A smart phone can serve as a pretty good camera for your project photography. Check out how to set up exposure control and white balance on an iPhone and a Droid phone.
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