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    Hey everyone,
    We changed the dates and location of the Fox Chapel Publishing/Wood Carving Illustrated/Scroll Saw Workshop Open House!

    New Dates: September 29th and 30th, 2006

    Will now be held at the Fox Chapel Publishing offices in East Petersburg.

    Fox authors and magazine contributors will be offering a variety of seminars. Manufacturers will be present to demonstrate products and answer questions, Book sales and author signings, plus much more!

    For more information please visit the Open House website!
    Last edited by admin; 02-17-2006, 10:23 AM.
    www.GrobetUSA.com

  • #2
    I sat down today and planned my route out to East Petersburg. Looks like about 6 1/2 hours and 318 miles. I hope many of our members here can make it as I look forward to meeting a lot of you folks in person. I also hope the dates don't change....AGAIN....my calander is beginning to look like a game of X's and O's!! LOL!!
    If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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    • #3
      I'll be there. Hope to meet a lot of members there.

      -Bill
      -Bill

      My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut

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      • #4
        Unfortunately I can't make it this year.
        The next one, you can count me in.
        I will have new shoes by then and if I start walking early I should meet the deadline.
        CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
        "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
        Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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        • #5
          On the road again ...

          Good to know. I have the dates written in pen, which as we all know means nothing more than they need white out to alter.

          Unlike Neal, I have yet to figure out how I will actually get there but well, tank up the truck and head south is always a start when you live in Canada.

          I look forward to meeting folks from the forum and the faces of the Fox Chapel team. Also, definately want a signed copy of Neal's new book for my scroll saw library.

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          • #6
            Jeez--
            Sometimes I wish these things were held in the middle of the country. Even that would be along way from where I live. Traveling from here (Texas) to(where was that place, East Pignuckle?) there is about the same distance as from here to Honduras. Oh well, I wish you all the best and maybe if I win the lottery, or a seat on a Greyhound, I will attend one of these thingies some day.
            Moon
            Old Mooner

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            • #7
              But if you're going to have a party, wouldn't you want to hold it at your house....I know there is going to be a scroll saw picnic in Alabama and Wisconsin this year--that's not quite as far a drive...

              Bob
              www.GrobetUSA.com

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              • #8
                Drive? Do people still do that? Kidding. I agree that most people would rather give a party in their own neighborhood, but what if you gave a party/picnic and no one came? I'm just venting. Alabama is 650 miles from here--I know, I was stationed in Montgomery with the USAF. Of course, there are always folks who live farther away than I do. The gang in New Zealand, Gill, some of the Canadians, etc, so I suppose I shouldn't gripe, but i will, I will. Moan, moan, grump, grump.
                Moon
                Old Mooner

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                • #9
                  Having a "Field of Dreams" moment--Build it and they will come...

                  Or a Wayne's World 2 Moment "Book them and they will come"

                  A Fox Chapel moment "(Scroll it / Carve it / Burn it) and they will come...

                  Bob
                  www.GrobetUSA.com

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                  • #10
                    I'm soooooo not going to mention the 'Aladdin' moment!!!



                    Gill
                    There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
                    (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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                    • #11
                      Thanx, Gill, both for not mentioning it and for making my day!
                      Sandy

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                      • #12
                        Aladin

                        Just had to tell ya!!!! I read Gill's post and just didn't get it. Went to the kitchen for more coffee and about busted a gut laughing....it finally hit my weak brain...LOL!!!!! I'm gettin slow in my old age.
                        If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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                        • #13
                          I didn't get it until I read your post, Neal...

                          An Alladin moment...I'll have to remember that...

                          Now all my coworkers are looking over my cubical walls wondering why I'm laughing so hard...how do I explain it and keep a modicum of dignity...

                          Bob
                          www.GrobetUSA.com

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                          • #14
                            LOl, I guess the reason I just dont get is because I dont watch tv much??Or is my head as hard as dad always said? dale
                            Dale w/ yella saws

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                            • #15
                              I'm (almost) ashamed of that post, Dale. It's a joke which is innocuous enough until you realize what it's about. Unfortunately, there's no way to explain it in polite society.

                              Keep thinking about the logic of Bob's post:

                              a "Field of Dreams" moment - Build it and he will come...
                              a "Wayne's World 2" moment - Book them and they will come...

                              What did Aladdin do along the same lines? Now consider the double entendre !

                              Gill
                              Last edited by Gill; 02-21-2006, 09:49 PM.
                              There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
                              (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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