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  • Saddle Square woodworking tool 1:51

    Tools We Love: Saddle Square

    George Vondriska talks about why he likes using a saddle square on his woodworking projects that require wrapping guidelines around a corner. You’ll be amazed how much easier it... Read more

  • A Better Push Stick from ADS 3:55

    A Better Push Stick from ADS

    Ripping thin strips on a table saw is a precarious operation so it is critical to use good safety equipment. Watch as Paul Mayer reviews an innovative push stick... Read more

  • What's the Deal with Japanese Pull Saws 2:03

    Benefits of Japanese Pull Saws

    George Vondriska demonstrates the benefit of using Japanese Pull Saws to make cuts on your woodworking projects that aren’t quite right for a power tool. He explains why the... Read more

  • Sharpening a Skew Chisel 4:03

    Sharpening a Skew Chisel

    A sharp chisel will give you the best result when you are turning. George Vondriska provides tips for sharpening a skew chisel with a diamond stone. A WoodWorkers Guild... Read more

  • How to Clamp Irregular Shaped Objects 1:50

    How to Clamp Irregular Shaped Objects

    Master woodworker George Vondriska shows you how to successfully clamp irregular shaped objects for your woodworking projects. A WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) original video. Check back often at... Read more

  • Glue Removal Using a Scraper 2:43

    Glue Removal Using a Scraper

    Trying to remove glue from wood can clog your sand paper. Using a scraper is a great alternative to sandpaper to remove excess glue from glue-up projects. George Vondriska... Read more

  • Clamp Blocks 4:40

    Clamp Blocks

    If you’ve ever tried to clamp two pieces together that are cut at less than a 90-degree angle, you know how difficult it is to keep the joint from... Read more