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George Vondriska

George Vondriska has been teaching woodworking since 1986. In addition to running his own woodworking school, George has taught woodworking courses for woodworking shows, woodworking schools, retail stores, the U.S. Peace Corps, the Pentagon, Northwest Airlines, and Andersen Window. George is the primary instructor for Vondriska Woodworks woodworking classes.

You may also know George from his work as the Tools and New Products Editor for American Woodworker Magazine, his articles in Fine Woodworking, WOOD, and Woodworkers Journal Magazines, or from his current position as Managing Editor of Woodworkers Guild of America. Find George Vondriska on Instagram @vondriskaworks
Easy Drawer Corners with Lock Rabbets
By George Vondriska on September 15, 2021

I love using this joint on drawers. It’s so fast! With one set up you’ll cut the corner joint and the groove for the drawer bottom. This works...

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How To DIY a CNC Router Woven Frame
By George Vondriska on September 8, 2021

It’s easy to add a weave pattern to a frame using VCarve Pro to design your CNC project. There are different weaves available, and you can resize...

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CNC: How To Engrave a Glass Block
By George Vondriska on September 1, 2021

CNC routers aren’t just for cutting wood and plastics. You can also use your CNC to engrave, like the dream catcher artwork on this glass block

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Gluing Tips and Tricks
By George Vondriska on August 25, 2021

If you’re doing woodworking, you’re using glue. Here are some great tips and tricks that’ll help you with your gluing up processes.

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CNC: Make a Custom Plaque
By George Vondriska on August 18, 2021

You can easily produce custom plaques on your CNC router. This one will end up on a horse stall. I’m sure Sonny will appreciate it. :)  VCarve Pro...

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Create An Epoxy Inlay Using Your CNC
By George Vondriska on August 11, 2021

The idea of doing an inlay in your woodworking projects isn’t new, but doing it using epoxy instead of wood as the inlay may be new to you. Here’s...

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Adding Fonts To VCarve Pro
By George Vondriska on August 4, 2021

Computers inherently come with a lot of fonts, but if you get into a specialized project you might find that VCarve Pro doesn’t have the font you...

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Understanding the Differences Between Each Glue
By George Vondriska on July 28, 2021

There are LOTS of glues in the marketplace today. Like choosing the right tool for the jobs in your shop, you need to make sure you’re choosing...

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Get Uber Organized With Kaizen Foam
By George Vondriska on July 21, 2021

If you like to have a place for everything and everything in its place, you’re going to love Kaizen foam. It’s easy to work with and provides a...

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How To Repair A Cracked Table Leaf
By George Vondriska on July 14, 2021

If you do any woodworking at all, I bet people bring you items like this all the time. This table leaf is from an older table that the owner...

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