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    Coming on April 1st and 2nd, 2006, is a Woodworking Show and Scrollsaw Picnic (New York Style) held at Hofstra University on Long Island. It is not part of the "circuits" but is run by the L.I. Woodworking Club. This is the third year in this location and the 11th year of the Show. They have the usual vendor area with about 50-60 spaces but what sets this show apart from the others is the exhibits , activities and seminars. The exhibits run in the hundreds and cover every aspect of woodworking. Fine Woodworking magazine will participate in this years judging. other judges and speakers include Ernie Conover and Michael Puryea. In addition to The LIWC there will be two Turning Clubs, two Carving Clubs and a Scrollsaw Club exhibiting. The Long Island Scrollsaw Association will be hosting a scroll saw "picnic". A plane shaving contest is scheduled with prized awarded to the thinnest continuous shaving. Prizes will include items donated by Lie-Nielsen and others. All seminars are included free with price of admission. Parking is free. Other activities planned are a toy workshop, a tool garage sale (very popular, come early), a woodshop gallery and cash raffles and free door prizes. Check the website www.liwoodworkers.org often for updates
    Joe Pascucci
    Hegner
    "You can't put your arm in the same river twice!"

    Proud member of the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    The Show is looking good for this year. Plenty of venders and some very good seminars A good time will be had by all.
    Joe Pascucci
    Hegner
    "You can't put your arm in the same river twice!"

    Proud member of the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    • #3
      sorry, im going to miss it. I just love those events though!Dale
      Dale w/ yella saws

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      • #4
        sawdustjoe,

        Could you move it a little closer to Ohio?

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        • #5
          Sawdustjoe,
          How about moving it closer to California - it sounds like a lot of fun! (and work)
          Sandy

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          • #6
            Well, we got one in Portland Or, the end of July. That is a little closer. For more info check the Wooden Teddy Bear site.
            Chuck D


            When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
            Jean De La Bruyere...

            l
            Hegner 18, Delta p-20, Griz 14 inch Band saw

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            • #7
              This sounds great. Pity flights don't come cheaper!
              Cheers. Teresa .

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              • #8
                I'm hoping to be able to make it on Sunday (Saturday's out as I have a fair). do you happen to know what the admission is? The website doesn't have that info. It would likely be a family outing so I want to make sure I have enough cash on hand.
                Thanks,

                Kevin
                Kevin
                Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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