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 from club member Jim Mielke.
Upcoming Meetings and Events
NorthStar Scrollers Meeting
May 3, 2014
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Knights of Columbus Hall
1114 American Blvd.
Bloomington 55420 – Lower Level
Jock Holmen - Master Carver
Jock will be talking about small workshop organization including his small portable work bench.
Jock Holmen has dedicated his entire work life to woodworking and woodcarving, specializing in Scandinavian styles. He was elected in January 2013 as the president of the Viking Woodcarvers Club in Bloomington, MN. 2012 marked his first year as a woodworking judge at the Vesterheim Norwegian-American National Juried Exhibitions in Decorah, Iowa. Jock was awarded his Gold Medal in woodworking in 2009 and earned six ribbons total. He won the First Place Carving award at the 2005 Northern Woods Exhibition in Minneapolis. He has appeared on television in the Twin Cities and Chicago areas, and is a frequent speaker and demonstrator at woodworking and Scandinavian festivals in the Midwest.
The Rosemount Area Arts Council
The Woodcrafters Show
May 15-18, 2014 at the Steeple Center, 14375 South Robert Trail in Rosemount.
American Craft Council
St. Paul Show
April 11-13 2014 – St. Paul RiverCentre
A three-day event of all things handmade will be taking place at the St. Paul RiverCentre! There will be more than 225 of the top contemporary jewelry, clothing, wood workers, furniture, and home décor artists from across the country gathered under one roof. It’s high-quality American craft like you’ve never seen before! This is the American Craft Council’s only Midwest show – a must-attend for craft lovers! More Info: http://shows.craftcouncil.org/stpaulON-SITE ADMISSION – $12 one-day pass; $28 three-day pass
FREE for American Craft Council members and children 12 and under.