September 28, 2014--->LI Wood Carver's Show! Celebrating LIWCA 40th Anniversary at Levittown Hall, Levittown, NY (DIRECTION'S - SEE "PAGES" in column on right) information, e-mail: liwcs2014@gmail.com

Friday, July 18, 2014

National Carousel Association Convention

Pony Up in New York
At the 2014 NCA Convention

You are invited to attend the 42nd annual National Carousel Association Convention
September 17 through September 21, 2014! All details:  http://mobi.carousels.org/2014Convention/

 Thank you Ivan S. for the"heads up"

 

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Cool New Portable Rechargeable Micro Motor from Foredom!

Foredom hit it right-on with their new K1030 Portable Micro Motor!
The control unit has a built-in rechargeable Lithium battery and features a
digital RPM display with adjustable speed from 0 – 30,000 RPM

Read all about the New K1030 by clicking here!

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Understanding Chisel, Gouges and V-Tools


Understanding Chisels, Gouges and V-tools!
Do you know the difference between a Palm Size tool and a Mid Size tool?
How about the difference between a Chisel and a Gouge?
How about the difference between a "#3 Gouge" and
a "#7 Gouge" ...or a Viener or V-tool?
What is a "Long Bent" or "Spoon Bent"  or  "Fish Tail"?

Take 10 minutes read this article and you will sound like a
professional when describing or ordering your tools!

Just click here!

Friday, June 20, 2014

Inventor of Kevlar...




As one of the few pioneering female chemists in the 1960s, Stephanie Kwolek invented the flexible, tougher than steel fibers that were used to create life-saving body armor for law enforcement and soldiers.Kevlar Inventor Stephanie Kwolek Dead at 90 (ABC News)
Good Morning America - Kevlar Inventor Stephanie Kwolek Dead at 90 (ABC News)

Kwolek died this week at the age of 90, her co-workers at DuPont, the chemical company where Kwolek worked, confirmed to ABC News.

"She leaves a wonderful legacy of thousands of lives saved and countless injuries prevented by products made possible by her discovery," DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman said in a statement.

Monday, May 19, 2014

New Photo Feature On Site!

 
I have just added a photo feature to our web site. It is listed under the Pages section as Photo's, but for now CLICK HERE

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The Power of Words...

Reported by Fios reporter Greg Blank:


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Gerry Holzman's "Power of Words" presentation at the Islip Public Library:

Thursday, May 8, 2014

What Is It?

What Is It?
What Is It?
This item would serve no purpose for today's electricians, but it served a very specific one for these tradespeople in the past....Click Here

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Thought you might find this interesting...


Learn how to Sharpen using the Flexcut Knife Strop
New Flexcut Knife Strop Video
One of the biggest challenges for most woodcarvers is learning how to sharpen their tools.  Flexcut has recently introduced the new Knife Strop that has been proven to be a "must-have" for most knife carvers.  The strop is 2" wide and 8" long and comes with the Flexcut Gold polishing compound.  It is a perfect size for most carving knives and can fit easily into a carving bag.
Click on the picture above to see a video demonstration on how to sharpen your carving tools.  This new strop set sells for only $12.95.  Best deal we have found so far!