Scrollsaw Resources

SWWA has an active Scrolling Interest Group.  There are several websites that are useful for scrollers.  They are summarized below. * The Art Factory – Website of Dirk and Karen Boelman where you will find a wide variety of scroll saw patterns, intarsia patterns, scroll saw blades, clock parts, velvet board and other supplies that…

Ornament Sales

Our lives are often focused on making a living and taking care of our family.  Eventually, most recognize the need to give back to the community.  How can woodworkers give back to the community and focus that effort on the kids, our future?  In 2006, Barbara Raymond-LaPrease, president of the Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association…

Wood Identification & Wood Vendors

Understanding the wood you are using can be helpful, especially when applying finishes. Below are some links to sites that will help you understand your wood.  Vendors of wood could be local or elsewhere.  Here are links to vendors of wood, some local to the Central New York area and several mail order.  Buying local…

Links of Interest for Woodworkers

Members of SWWA frequent many different vendors to obtain wood, tools, blades, finishes, patterns, and other supplies to complete projects.  Some members frequent forums, blogs, and other community resources to learn from others.  Others like print media and subscribe to traditional magazines.  Whatever your delight, link to these resources have been compiled for your easy…

Woodworking Organizations & Magazines

Valuable information for your woodworking endeavors can be obtained through many sources including organizations other than SWWA.  Here are a few.  Of course, hard copy magazines also have some great information.  Current publications of relevance are listed. Other Woodworking Organizations American Assocation of Woodturners- International association of woodturners. CNY Woodturners LLC – The woodturning club…

Jig Night

“ I learned how design a circle cutting jig for my band saw.  It saves me lots of time!” An impressive array of our member’s jigs were available for viewing and discussion at the April meeting.  They ranged from simple to complex, but they all had the same benefit: they made doing special or repetitive…

General Resources / Toy Supplies / Shaker

There are several websites that contain a vast amount of information for every woodworker.  Also, there are resources for procuring supplies for making toys.  And, there are sites for learning about the Shakers.  These sites are listed below. General Woodworking Online Resources A History of Woodworking Jim Barry’s Woodworkers Workshop Lumberjocks.com Mac’s Finishing Notebook –…

Contact Us

Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association c/o  Barbara Raymond-LaPrease, President 3409 Patchett Road Baldwinsviille, New York  13027 Email: [email protected] Feel free to contact us for more information regarding an upcoming program, special event, or anything you’ve found in our newsletter.  Our club leadership information can be found here. Monthly meetings are held in the Community Room…

2013 Newsletters

 December 2013   Annual Holiday Gathering & Presentation of Donated Toys  November 2013 SWWA’s 8th  Woodworker’s Challenge  October 2013   The SWWA Workbench with the Workbench Team led by Bob Casey  September 2013   Flocking & Marbling with Barbara Raymond-LaPrease  August 2013   Super Show & Tell  July 2013   Making Ukuleles with Bernd Krause  June 2013   Nano Tools Demonstration with Steve Sherman  May 2013  …

2012 Woodworker’s Challenge

12/20/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association The 2012 edition of our Woodworker’s Challenge was the largest to date with 39 projects entered.  We had 28 members enter projects with 2 entering 3 projects and 7 entering 2 projects. Furniture – 10 entries – 1st place to Terry Dote with half moon table of mahogany…

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