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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
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 the...

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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 really...

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Make A Bowl With An Epoxy Accent
By George Vondriska on June 30, 2021

Bowl turning is a fun hobby all by itself. With today’s interest in working with epoxy you can combine bowl turning and epoxy to create epoxy accents...

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Level an Epoxy Pour on your CNC
By George Vondriska on June 23, 2021

Working with epoxy is all the rage right now, and it’s common to pour epoxy alongside a piece or two of wood. You can easily level the resulting...

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Pen Turning Basics
By George Vondriska on June 16, 2021

Turning pens on your lathe is a blast, and offers some great advantages:

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CNC: How to Fly Cut Your Spoilboard
By George Vondriska on June 9, 2021

The spoilboard on your CNC router is a disposable commodity. Not in the sense that you’ll throw it out and get a new one, but in the sense that your...

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CNC: Create a Textured Dome
By George Vondriska on June 2, 2021

It’s easy to create a hand-carved look on a domed lid using VCarve Pro software and your CNC router.

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Make a Mortise and Tenon Joint
By George Vondriska on May 26, 2021

If you own a router table you can easily produce a mortise and tenon joint. Commonly used in furniture construction (tables and chairs) mortise and...

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