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    My wife and I went out to the fair today. My main goal was to find the guy with the Hawk scroll saw so I could try it out. I guess he didn't make it this year because I looked high and low and couldn't find him. If figures just when I had the wife convinced that I need a new saw...

    I did find a group from a local wood turning club, they had a couple laths set up and they were turning bowls. There was also a couple old timers from a craving club. I think I'll check them out because they meet every Wednesday at the local park.

    I was also looking to see what kind of wood projects that I could enter in next years fair. I saw one intarsia rose, lots of bird houses and a couple really nice clocks....

    I also checked out the one and only doll house, pretty lame for 1st place..
    Every time I see the doll houses I think back to when they wouldn't let me in the door with my cabin

    It was a fun day..
    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
    Fish are food, not friends!

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