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Lowes Pinewood Derby Workshops 2012

Posted on 08 January 2012 by ScoutingNewsStaff

Lowes and Dremel have teamed up again to offer Pinewood Derby Days workshops in 2012.  At these clinics experts share their tips and tricks for making good looking and fast racing derby cars. Everyone who attends an event will be given a BSA-approved badge and a 10% off Dremel coupon.

These are the dates:

  • Saturday, January 7th (I guess we’re a little late on this)
  • Saturday, January 21st
  • Saturday, February 4th
  • Saturday, February 18th

The event usually lasts from 11AM to 1PM. Please check with your local store before the event as local times/dates may differ.

More information on the Derby Days website.

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2010 Dremel Pinewood Derby Days Program

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2010 Dremel Pinewood Derby Days Program

Posted on 06 January 2010 by Dan

Click here for the 2012 Derby Days.

Once again Dremel is partnering with Lowe’s Home Improvement stores and the Boy Scouts of America to provide the Dremel Pinewood Derby® Days program. This is the second year of this collaborative program to help Scouts create a winning Pinewood Derby car. The 2009 event was hit or miss based on the store and the Pinewood Derby “expert” that was brought in, you can read some of the comments on the 2009 Pinewood Derby Days program.

According to the Dremel Days website, these are the workshop dates and times:
Saturday, Jan. 16th, 11 am – 1 pm
Saturday, Jan. 30th, 11 am – 1 pm
Saturday, Feb. 6th, 11 am – 1 pm
Saturday, Feb. 20th, 11 am – 1 pm
Please contact your local store prior to event to ensure they are having the workshop and that the date and times are correct!

The workshops provide a program on how to build a winning Pinewood Derby® race car. It will also demonstrate the Dremel Pinewood Derby® Rotary Tool Accessory Kit which includes an official Pinewood Derby® car kit and 18 Dremel accessories for carving, sanding, polishing and cleaning the race car. As a special bonus, Dremel will provide everyone attending the in-store demonstrations a 2010 Pinewood Derby® Days patch (while supplies last) and 10% off the total purchase of any Dremel tool, attachment or accessory purchase.

If you can’t attend one of the Dremel Pinewood Derby Days workshops, at least check out the Dremel Derby website. Take a look around this site for car-building ideas and speed tips, help in designing a stunning derby car, and the supplies and tools you need to complete a one-of-a-kind car that is truly “built for speed”!

If you attend one of the 2010 Dremel Pinewood Derby Days workshops, let us know what you thought in the comments below.

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