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Aug. 27, 2021

Matthias Wandel. The most viewed woodworking channel on YouTube (Ep 8)

With over half a billion views, Matthias Wandel maintains the largest woodworking channel on YouTube, Woodgears.ca. He is the foremost expert on making his own woodworking machines, including a homemade jointer, a tablesaw, 3 different belt sanders, a...


With over half a billion views, Matthias Wandel maintains the largest woodworking channel on YouTube, Woodgears.ca. He is the foremost expert on making his own woodworking machines, including a homemade jointer, a tablesaw, 3 different belt sanders, a homemade lathe, a saw mill, a bunch of bandsaws including, most recently a huge 26” bandsaw, a computer controlled box joint jig, a slot mortising machine, a horizontal boring machine, a homemade air cleaner, and a couple of pantorouters...all with highly detailed plans so you can build them too.

Matthias is an engineer who develops computer programs to answer questions and run experiments in his home and shop. He does construction and home improvement projects as well as builds fine furniture. His channel features solid woodworking tips and tricks. He makes wooden gears, marble machines, tests airflow in fans, and builds incredible mazes to test mice.

Matthias's main channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Matthiaswandel

Matthias random stuff: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3_AWXcf2K3l9ILVuQe-XwQ

Website: https://woodgears.ca/