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WoodWorkers Guild of America Video Clip Earns Coveted Videographer Award of Excellence

For Immediate Release: MINNEAPOLIS, MN – July 18, 2011 – WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) earned the Award of Excellence for its woodworking web-based video clip titled “Cleaning a Rusty Table” at the 15th Annual Videographer Awards. The Videographer Awards is an international competition designed to recognize excellence in video productions, TV commercials, news, programs… Read more



The first thing you hear at an AAW (American Association of Woodturners) symposium, besides the sound of wood chips flying off a bowl gouge, are the different languages from around the world. I ran into people from Australia, New Zealand, England, Ireland, Canada, Japan, Norway, Germany and France. A group of dedicated turners from around… Read more

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WoodWorkers Guild of America Supports Guitars for Vets Build Event

For Immediate Release: Woodworking community to create 20 guitars for ailing and injured military veterans. MINNEAPOLIS, MN- July 13, 2011 – George Vondriska, Managing Editor of WoodWorkers Guild of America (WWGOA) is holding the second annual Build a Vet a Guitar event at The Wild Earth Woodworking School in Hudson, Wisconsin. Completed instruments will be… Read more

Many hands make light work. In this case, applying veneer on to the head of the guitar.

Build Gutiars for Vets – 2011

What do you get when you combine volunteers, acoustic guitar kits, and a great mission? A very unique woodworking event called Build a Vet a Guitar, hosted at The Wild Earth School, Hudson, WI. The goal is to complete 20 (yes, 20) acoustic guitar kits in two days. Completed guitars are donated to Guitars For… Read more

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Woodturners Will Meet in June 2011

There’s nothing like a room, or convention center, full of people with similar interests to get you excited and motivated. If you’re even remotely interested in woodturning you’ll want to be at the AAW (American Association of Woodturners) Symposium in St. Paul, MN, June 24-26. This is much more than just a meeting. It’s an… Read more


Nest Box Contest

Are you a wildlife woodworker? If so, you may be interested in a Nest Box contest being held by Kritter Gard. They’re looking for entries that promote wildlife interest, provide safe homes for cavity nesting birds, develop basic woodworking skills, encourage original thinking, and foster group participation. Anyone can enter the contest, but Kritter Gard… Read more

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Changes for Delta Tools

Delta Tools has been down a long and curvy road. From ownership by Pentair to ownership by Black and Decker to ownership by Stanley Black and Decker to the most recent transaction… becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Chang Type Industrial Co., Ltd, Taiwan. Delta IS NOT going away. According to the folks at Delta… Read more


George Vondriska at Stan Houston Stores this Weekend!

Meet George Vondriska, master woodworker and WoodWorkers Guild of America’s managing editor at the Stan Houston Equipment Show in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Friday, February 25 and Saturday, February 26. George will be demonstrating the following: Make A Night Stand Learn how to build an elegant Shaker-style night stand. Features include tapered legs, a… Read more


George Vondriska Woodworking Seminars

George Vondriska is the director of the Wild Earth Woodworking School. In addition to classes at his own school, George teaches at woodworking shows across the country and has taught woodworking for Peace Corps/Swaziland, Andersen Windows, Northwest Airlines and the Pentagon. George has had numerous woodworking videos and magazine articles published, and will be at… Read more


Seven Corners 2010 Woodworking & Tool Show

Meet George Vondriska, master woodworker, owner of Wild Earth Woodworking School, and WoodWorkers Guild of America managing editor at the Seven Corners Hardware 2010 Woodworking & Tool Show. George will be holding a number of demonstrations during the September 22 – 25th event. Check out George’s schedule below or visit “Seven Corners Hardware”for a complete… Read more

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