A shop-made, V-shaped woodworking aid that is most commonly used to support dowel rods, pipe, tubing or other cylindrical-shaped objects during drilling on the drill press.


a small deep gouge.


Thin slice of wood sawn or rotary cut for laminating. Veneer is usually cut from the most desirable species.

Veneer saw

specialty tool for trimming veneer.

Veneer-core Plywood

Plywood made from three or more pieces of veneer glued up in alternating grain patterns.

Vertical shear

Force exerted that slides the components of a joint against each other in opposite directions.


A measurement of the thickness of a liquid.