Beautiful Spring day in upstate New York?? Despite the fact that Winter returned to our area today, we had a successful weekend at the 2016 Woodworkers Showcase in Saratoga Springs.
The event featured a plethora of different instruments and makers…
Guitars with intricate inlay….
A Banjocello….played with a bow….
Mandolins…. and much more…
Maplewood Center for Common Craft had some great woodworking demonstrations such as:
How to Sharpen a Saw (cross-cut and rip saw) by Logan Simms….
and Making Instruments using Hand Tools..
The booth featured dovetail demos/joinery skills and carving techniques….
With some nice giveaways as well…
The students in my classes for the Northeast Woodworkers Association http://www.woodworker.org/ featured a table with some of their finished instruments and works in progress…
A job well done gentlemen! What a fine job you all have done….
The event included Fine furniture…..
and various handmade woodworking items made by local woodworkers….
As well as some great music! (This talented group of musicians called, “One Step Closer”)
I too, was able to join in and play a little fiddle…
Thanks to all who came out to the show….It was nice to see familiar faces as well as meet new ones. We look forward to next year!
Until we meet again,