Coming from out of town?

Vondriska Woodworks woodworking classes are held in Hammond, WI, 30 miles east of St. Paul, MN.  There are a number of hotels and restaurants in Hudson, WI, 14 miles away. There are also hotels in Baldwin, WI, 3 miles away. Camping is available at Willow River State Park, Hudson, and Eau Galle Recreation Area, Spring Valley, WI.

Watch an interview with George

About George


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.  

If you're looking for woodworking classes in Minneapolis and the surrounding area, please come and visit Vondriska Woodworks.

George is also proud to offer Vondriska Woodworks hand made items.  Check the gallery.

Let us know if you're interested in 
Vondriska Woodworks woodworking classes, or want more information on woodworking courses or Vondriska Woodworks hand made items.
Get on our email list
Check the box, below, to receive email updates about events at Vondriska Woodworks.

Education is the most important tool you'll invest in.

What people say about George's teaching:

-George is fabulous!!  Very knowledgeable and a great teacher!  He is able to teach while working with the machines at the same time!!  A lot of folks can't do that.

​-Outstanding! One of the best instructors I had. His demeanor, explanations and timing to cover all material in allotted time was the best.

​-If I come out of one of these classes with a little gem it was a success and there were several.

​-Best "Instructor" as far as explaining the techniques. Had the time allotted down to the minute where he had covered all the material in his outline in the two hour block of time. Had great answers for the few questions asked. He explained this subject matter that good. It was very apparent that he was a shop instructor professionally. 

One of the premier Woodworking Schools in the midwest

Phone 715-796-5221