Macica Workshop: 2016 Woodworkers Showcase

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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. 

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The event featured a plethora of different instruments and makers…

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Banjos…..

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Guitars with intricate inlay….

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A Banjocello….played with a bow….

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Bouzoukis…Guitars…Flutes…

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Mandolins…. and much more…

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Maplewood Center for Common Craft  had some great woodworking demonstrations such as:

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How to Sharpen a Saw (cross-cut and rip saw) by Logan Simms….

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and Making Instruments using Hand Tools..

The booth featured dovetail demos/joinery skills and carving techniques….

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With some nice giveaways as well…

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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…

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A job well done gentlemen! What a fine job you all have done….

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The event included Fine furniture…..

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and various handmade woodworking items made by local woodworkers….

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As well as some great music! (This talented group of musicians called, “One Step Closer”)

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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!

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Until we meet again,

Martin