b'The Cabin Comedian!Starring Tom Crowl The Wood JoinersLaughter truly is the worlds best medicine and this years LakeThe art of timber frame building with Home & Cabin Show guests are in for a full dose! Get readyMichael Yaker, De Forest, WIto meet the Cabin Comedian, Tom Crowla high-energyCome watch the wood chipsy at this timber framing demon-comedian and ventriloquist who brings more than 30 years ofstration at the Lake Home & Cabin Show. Using only an assort-professional entertainment experience into each new perfor- ment of hand tools carpenter Michael Yaker takes us through mance. A rare talent, Tom is often recognized from histhe various construction processes that are at the heart and p soul of timber frame building. appearance on NBCs Last Comic Standing as well Boothas his performances at corporate events, associa-a#530 tions, theaters, cruises, andTimber framing and post-and-beam construction is a general NorthwoodsStage casinos and resorts fromterm for building with heavy timbers rather than dimen-around the world. Tom hassion lumber such as 2x4s. Used throughout the world for been the featured openerthousands of years, traditional for celebrities including TheBoothtimber framing is the method Drifters, Chubby Checker,#1034of creating structures using Rodney Atkins, The Marvel- & 1035 heavy squared-off and care-ettes and The Diamonds.fullytted and joined timbers Known for his customizedwith joints secured by large comedy, razor-sharp impro- wooden pegs. The method visation and total audiencecomes from making things out participation, Crowl packsof logs and tree trunks without non-stop laughter into eachmodern high tech saws to of his unique performances.cut lumber from the starting He is a published author, podcaster, the executive director of thematerial stock. Wood Joiner International Ventriloquist Society and is the creator of therstdemonstrations will be given virtual ventriloquism course titled: Learn-Ventriloquism. His actseveral times each day at the has been captured on DVD in Tom Crowl Alone Again Un-Nat- Lake Home & Cabin Show.urally. Toms early in uences include Seor Wences of Ed Sul-livan fame and the comedic performances of Steve Martin andPin My Cabin Robin Williams. Tom Crowl and his hilarious duck DangerousPresented by will be appearing daily on the Northwoods Stage. Performance times are 4 & 6 p.m. Friday, noon, 2 & 4 p.m. Saturday and 11Wausau Homes Booth a.m. & 1 p.m. Sunday.Want to see who#817your neighbors are? Decadent Desserts!Heres your chance to Presented byMark Your Second Home Chef Patrick Moore,Spot at the PIN MY CABIN Interactive Map Feature the Getaway Gourmetpresented by Wausau Homes. The PIN MY CABIN Feature is Chef Patrick Moore,a large Midwest state map graphic that grows with pins the shows very ownBooththroughout the show. Dont miss the fun and interactive chance Getaway Gourmet#736 to pin YOUR cabin and see just how many neighbors you really from Brule, Wisconsinhave. Plus, when its time to build a new custom cabin theres is bringing three of hisfavorite dessert recipes to thea Wausau Homes dealer virtually anywhere you are in cabin vo country!cooking stage this year! As always, his unique cooking presen-tations combine great award winningavors with his own beliefBooth that cooking at the cabin can be a wonderful experience thatThe Northwoods #530 Tdoesnt have to take all day. You came to the cabin to relaxSeminar StageSwith family and friends, Chef Patrick said, Im going to teach you how to make memorable meals and still leave time forA summertime photo wall is A sumplay. This years Decadent Desserts recipes include; Mixedthe perfect setting for guests to Berry Shortcake with Chantilly Cream, Pia colada Pineappleenjoy unique and informational Napoleon and Chocolate Raspberry Tart with Raspberry Sauceseminars, demonstrations and and Fresh Cream. Free recipe cards and samples will beactivities happening every hour served! Cooking demonstrations will be presented a number ofat the Northwoods Seminar times each day: Friday3, 5 & 7 p.m.; Saturday11 a.m., 1, &Stage. The complete schedule 3 p.m. and Sundaynoon & 2 p.m.) of events is in the Show Program, and at the stage.6 L AKEH OME& C ABINS HOW M INNEAPOLIS'