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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
CNC Hold-Down Strategies
By George Vondriska on November 24, 2021

You’ve got to have your work secured, and secured well, when you’re running your CNC router. You simply can’t take a chance that your work will...

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CNC: Make Custom Bowl Trays
By George Vondriska on November 17, 2021

Fondue is a favorite in my house, which means serving a variety of meats, vegetables and sauces. These custom bowl trays add a very nice touch to...

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Turn a Large Natural Edge Bowl
By George Vondriska on November 3, 2021

Bowl turning is fun and, here’s a warning, very addictive. Here are some tips that’ll help you turn a large natural edge bowl on your lathe. Check...

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Using Your CNC Router As A Plotter
By George Vondriska on October 27, 2021

Did you know you can use felt tip markers instead of router bits in your CNC?  This allows you to use the CNC as a plotter.  No special software...

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How To Carve A Pumpkin On A CNC Router
By George Vondriska on October 13, 2021

Just in time for Halloween, here’s how to convert pumpkin clipart from the internet to vectors that you can cut on the CNC. And, by choosing...

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Make a Tongue and Groove Door Frame
By George Vondriska on September 29, 2021

If you have a router table and a tongue and groove router bit set you can easily make frame and panel doors. It’s a simple process and creates a...

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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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