Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Upcoming Workshops: Fun With Power Tools

On June 1, Barbara Jones, Chairman of Good Sam, is offering classes in the use of the table top circular saw and the use of the table top scroll saw. Classes will be 3 hours long, maximum 6 students per class. You will learn a variety of techniques that are suited to each tool. You may take one class or both.

Cost:  $15.00 apiece for 3 hours of teaching. This covers the insurance, with the rest of the money to be used to build up the Good Sam Academy of Miniatures (GSAM) tool pool. Barbara has offered to teach for free.

Place:  Karen Laisure's Morgan Hill class site
Address: 315 Digital, Morgan Hill, CA
June l schedule:
9:00 a.m. to noon -  Making a Table Saw Dance
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 pm - Grooving With a Scroll Saw
Bring any food or drink you'll need, and a pair of safety goggles from any hardware store.

Barbara hopes to send you home with something you cut out yourself. Register with her at northbaj@att.net or 408-257-9385 for a fun time.

One of the circular saws students will be using.
One of the scroll saws students will be using.

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