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    Whew 4 days from 9 am to 9 pm but it was fun.
    We had lots of visitors. I followed Sue's lead and gave out some magazine too.
    We had the Saw Aces video which was recieved well the first night. Unfortunately during the night the TV VCR grew legs and walked away, along with the video
    It is a great video and good for clubs or any organization to introduce scrolling.

    I cut up a storm and am attaching pics.
    There will be a few more pics with more discriptions.
    Attached Files
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

  • #2
    more from the fair

    At the fair my friend and mentor Roy Brown is standing behind the president of the BC WOODEN TOYMAKERS SOCIETY Robert Prinse.

    We gave out Fox Chapel book catalogs and Toymakers Pamphlets to everyone we could.

    A friends seven year old son Isaac is cutting with me. It is the first time he has used a saw and he cut out a llama. I held the wood down and he guided it.

    I was fortunate enough to try Mr Browns brand new Excaliber, and he was fortunate enough to try my Ryobi, which he loved by the way.
    Attached Files
    Last edited by CanadianScroller; 08-14-2006, 07:52 AM.
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21


    • #3
      It looks as if you had an enjoyable time and made some new friends . Those pieces you cut should inspire a few new scrollers too.

      Sorry to hear about the video - there's some rotten people around.

      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)


      • #4
        Kewl, sounds like your had a pretty good time, well except for that walking legs thing , guess they liked it so much they just had to take it home with them along with the tv vcr .

        maybe chain it down next time lol

        Great cuts and pictures

        "Everything Happens for a Reason"
        Craftsman 18in. 21609


        • #5
          Glad you made it home safe, sounds like you had a good time and introduced the world of scrolling to a youngster, who wont forget it!

          DeWalt 788

          aut viam inveniam aut faciam

          God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


          • #6
            It was great. I scrolled with 5 youngsters all together. I just didn't advertise it or the line up would be out the door.

            Key points of interest for the scrollers were blade selection and where do you find free wood

            I should have taken items to sell. Many people wanted to buy but that isn't the reason we were there.

            I think I will have to order 3 gross of blades since there is no source locally. That is an item I could have sold out of.

            Several people said they were inspired enough to dust off their saws, a few wanted a new hobby and may buy saws. I volunteered to help them select.

            Next year I do not think I will take two days off work to start the fair off. That is just a little too costly. I will try and get some of the retired toymakers to man the booth till I get off work.
            CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
            "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
            Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21


            • #7
              great job carl, looks like it was a fun time, and your report was great...
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