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Waller L. Owens, Rlooiiiington, Indiana. Red oak, walnut. Dimensions: H: 89 in.,

Dres#er by John Shipslud, Cooa Bay, Oregon. Mahogany, pad auk. Dimensions: H: 32 in., L: 48 in., D: 22 in.

Want to see vour work in '(¡alien ?" Send color slides or color transparencies to "Gallery." Amkrican Wooowokkkr, 33 F« Minor St., Enimaus. PA I809H. Please include: materials, dimensions, name of photographer, your name, address, and phone number hnclose a self-addressed envelope for return of photos.

Want to see vour work in '(¡alien ?" Send color slides or color transparencies to "Gallery." Amkrican Wooowokkkr, 33 F« Minor St., Enimaus. PA I809H. Please include: materials, dimensions, name of photographer, your name, address, and phone number hnclose a self-addressed envelope for return of photos.

Doug Aspiiiwall (left) ami Hoger Thompson celebrate the end of their 3,426-mile hike trip.

Cycling for Charity

Forty-seven days after they started, Doug Aspinwall, a woodworker at Gatehouse Furniture Studios in Holvoke, Massachusetts, and Roger Thompson, vice president of Biesemeyer Manufacturing, completed their cross-country bicycle ride for charity.

The riders, who were sponsored by aw, raised more than $23,000 for the Bicyclists Education and Legal Foundation, the Woodworkers' Alliance for Rainforest Protection, the National Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Computer Forum for Woodworkers

In the old days, woodworkers could sit around a potbellied stove and share-wisdom and observations. Now Ma Bell and a group of computer people have found a way to make that same sort of connection electronically.

Woodworkers who have access to a computer and a modem can tie into the Crafts forum on the CompuServe network and get in touch with its several thousand members 24 hours a day.

The forum deals with a variety of crafts, with spccial subsections for woodworking as well as tools and

Dream Workshop Winner

After picking out $5,000 worth of tree Delta tools. Bob Basselt (left) of Downey, California, thanks Delta representative Mark Warhola and salesman Bill Suppe of Buena P-ark Lumber, his local supplier. Basselt won the tools in American Woodworker's $5.000 Dream Workshop Sweepstakes.

Dream Workshop Winner

After picking out $5,000 worth of tree Delta tools. Bob Basselt (left) of Downey, California, thanks Delta representative Mark Warhola and salesman Bill Suppe of Buena P-ark Lumber, his local supplier. Basselt won the tools in American Woodworker's $5.000 Dream Workshop Sweepstakes.

equipment. Members can discuss machine safety, choice and use of finishes. tool reviews—just about anything concerning woodworking. And, if you throw out a question, you're likely to generate a lot of good advice. About once a month, the forum schedules a formal conference. This fall, there'll be one on using computer-aided design for woodworking, says Assistant Systems Operator Kathy Mor-gret of Tullahoma, Tennessee.

Connecting to CompuServe can cost from $6 to $22.80 per hour, depending on how fast your modem is. There is no additional charge for the Crafts forum. For information on CompuServe or the forum, call (800) 84&8199.

Vintage Veneer Auction

The Woodworkers Alliance for Rainforest Protection (WARP) will auction nearly 1 million sq. ft. of mostly hardwood veneers this fall in Chicopee, Massachusetts. Proceeds will help WARP develop an information phone line and a testing program of Icsscr-known spccics.

The veneers vary from 5 to 25

years of age and include more than 50 tropical and temperate species. Most of the veneers are thicker than new veneers, and many species are no longer available commercially.

The auction will be held Sept. 17-19 at the Wcstovcr Industrial Airpark. For a list of the auction items and directions to the site, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to WARP Veneer, Box 133, Coos Bay, OR 97420.

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