Welcome to the home of Minnesota's scroll saw artists.
Updates from ScrollSaw Woodworking and Crafts
iHandy for your Smartphone
Check out the Info Exchange section at ScrollSaw Woodworking and Crafts for their note on the free iHandy Level app, available for both the Apple iPhone and Android based phones. Looks like a useful device. The app turns your smart phone into a level. A more sophisticated version, the iHandy Carpenter, adds addition features such as a protractor, plumb bob, ruler and two levels for $1.99.
Check the Suppliers page where we have added new contact information about wood supplies available.
Upcoming Meetings and Events:
NorthStar Scrollers Meeting
January 4, 2015
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Knights of Columbus Hall
1114 American Blvd.
Bloomington 55420 – Lower Level
Come early for tips from our Mentors!
Nancy Dardis, a local, accomplished, and entertaining Pyrography Artist helped us explore the art of pyrography.
November's Meeting featured an all-star panel of Intarsia gurus. Jim Ryan, John Engler, Katie McBride, and Swede Bengston were on hand giving out the tricks of the trade for their favorite technique.October 2014
October was all about hands-on work and good conversation as we cut wooden toys to support our favorite charity, TLC Toys. Thanks to all who were on hand to help!September 2014
Our own NSS member, Travis Beard, creates beautiful Marquetry projects using wood veneers. He shared his knowledge and creative ideas on using veneer wood to enrich our projects. There are some self-help training courses in marquetry and parquetry under the Resources tab at:
The History of Marquetry can be found at: http://www.americanmarquetrysociety.com/Marquetry.html