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Xyron Laminators

These laminators can be used to apply adhesive to one side of a pattern for scroll saw work.  Make sure you use Repositionable cartridge for pattern work.

EZP 900 or Creation Station information ’

StickerMaker.com is one of the on-line stores that has good prices.

You can now get these at Hobby Lobby, too.



Sawdust Corner Woodworks


Ted Schaeffer Clocks



Intarsia Basics

This is the outline used during the  Intarsia meeting on August 23, 2008.  It can be used as a simple guide to start out in Intarsia.  Click here to  view or print the hand out.


Membership Drive

Read the rules to gain free raffle tickets by recruiting new members.  Click here to read.



An instruction sheet on working with wood Inlays given out during our June 2008 meeting by John Leahey. Click here to view or print the handout.


Wood Properties

Two sheets of information on “Relative Working Properties” of wood and “Basic Requirements of Hardwood Lumber Grades”.  Click here to view and print information.


Wood Answers

A community of wood enthusiasts as well as those new to the wood craft of wood finishing.  Explore step-by-step instructions. Advice from expert wood finishers and information about wood finishing products.  www.woodanswers.com


Handmade Flutes

Lee Entrekin provided these links to some web sites with good information on flute making:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nativeflutewoodworking/ - The best all-around resource, a Yahoo forum on flutemaking.

http://www.oregonflutestore.com/ - The Oregon Flute Store, a great resource for flutes, books and cases.

http://www.flutetree.com/ - Flute Tree, a very good all around site

http://www.worldflutes.org/ - The International Native American Flute Association

http://www.native-american-flutes.com/ - Another flutemaker with some good information on his site


Old Woodworking Machines

The Old Woodworking Machines web site is devoted to information on the history, restoration and use of vintage woodworking machinery.


Butterfly House Plans

You can build a butterfly house and later have beautiful butterflies around your yard. Click here for plans


The Birdhouse Network

Go check out Bird House Basics  at this web site.  Learn about features of a good bird house, construction plans, tips on placement, nest box reference chart, predators and competitors and other interesting facts.  Other information can be found on the Your Yard section of the National Wildlife Federation web site.


North Carolina
Woodworker Net

You can communicate with woodworkers from all over North Carolina.  A good way to get to know other woodworkers from around the state.  The best use of the network is to register as a member.  You must be a resident of North Carolina.  Check it out!!!  Just click on the name at the left or go to web address http://www.ncwoodworker.net/


Chinese Antique Furniture

Article / Antique furniture


It’s Bird House Season

Article / Bird house construction