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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 Custom Coasters
By George Vondriska on January 26, 2022

Custom coasters are a great way to use up small pieces of great looking wood like the birdseye maple these coasters are made out of. And this project...

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CNC A State With Inset Text
By George Vondriska on January 19, 2022

It’s easy to grab an outline of your favorite state online, turn the clipart into vectors and make a state shaped tray. In this article you’ll learn...

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CNC: Cut Herringbone Panels
By George Vondriska on January 12, 2022

These two panels, providing the look of herringbone siding, will get painted and installed on the end of a kitchen island. This CNC project is a...

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Clean Slate for the New Year
By George Vondriska on January 3, 2022

Tabula Rasa: an absence of preconceived ideas or predetermined goals; a clean slate.

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How To Make Epoxy Christmas Ornaments
By George Vondriska on December 22, 2021

Here’s a fun hand-made gift you can use as a stocking stuffer. Grab some plastic cookie cutters and epoxy, and we’ll get started on making Christmas...

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CNC Cut a Custom Router Bit Tray
By George Vondriska on December 15, 2021

Turn your router bit storage from this….

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DIY Ornaments On Your CNC Router
By George Vondriska on December 8, 2021

It’s easy to make a gazillion stocking stuffers on your CNC router. You can even add letters to these ornaments if you want a more personal touch....

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CNC Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
By George Vondriska on December 1, 2021

This is a fun project for Christmas, and it’s cool because it’s made out of standard building foam from a home center.

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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 the...

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