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    SAPFM-ORV 2022 Spring Meeting, March 12-13 at Little Miami Handworks - Hands-on

    SAPFM – ORV Chapter, 1)    I sent out the instructions for the Fan Carving and tool list in a previous email. 2)    In order for everyone take home a working spoke scraper from Sunday’s class:     a.    I will make scraper kits with pre-installed threaded inserts and screws for the cap...
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    Passing of Jim Conley

    My dad passed away peacefully on November 4, 2021 at the age of 89.  He always enjoyed making period furniture for as long as I can remember.  His favorite style was Philadelphia Chippendale.  He hooked me into making period furniture by inviting me to the very first Woodworking in the 18th...
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    SAPFM-ORV 2021 Fall Meeting on Sept 18-19 at Little Miami Handworks

    SAPFM-ORV Spring Meeting September 18 &19, 20021 at Little Miami Handworks SAPFM – ORV Chapter, 1)  The hotel reservation is at the Home2 Suites in Centerville, OH.  The cutoff date for the hotel is August 15, 2021.  HOWEVER, THERE IS SOMETHING ELSE IN TOWN.  DO NOT DELAY MAKING YOUR...
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    SAPFM-Ohio River Valley - Spring Meeting 2020 -POSTPONED

    See Chapter's Forum for details
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    SAPFM-ORV 2020 Spring Meeting at Little Miami Handworks - POSTPONED

      SAPFM – ORV Chapter, 1)  I will update when we get a new date.  Right now, I am looking at late Summer or early Fall. Cheers, David Society of American Period Furniture Makers Ohio River Valley Chapter Proposed AGENDA SATURDAY, April 25, 2020 1. Open doors at 10:00am Arrive...
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    So what type of tool is this?

    I received it in an Ebay lot with a bunch of carving gouges about 10 years ago.  I could not figure it out.  So, I put it on the wall with the rest of my chisels hoping that some day I would finally know what it is. I think in a previous life, it started out as an 1/2-inch Sorby (Cast Steel)...
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    SAPFM-ORV Fall Meeting on Sept 14-15, 2019 at Little Miami Handworks

    SAPFM – ORV Chapter, 1) The hotel reservation is again at the SpringHill Suites-Marriott.  The cutoff date for the hotel is August 23, 2019.  So, we have about 2.5 weeks to make our hotel reservations. 2)  Don’t forget to send me a RSVP email. Cheers, David Society of American Period...
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    SAPFM-ORV Fall Meeting on Nov 3-4, 2018 (New Dates) at Little Miami Handworks

    SAPFM – ORV Chapter, 1) The next meeting will be at the Little Miami Handworks.  If you would like to take one of Dwight Bartlett’s classes at the Little Miami Handwork, you can find his classes at the following link.  https://littlemiamihandworks.com/classes?olsPage=products 2) We talked...
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    SAPFM-ORV Spring Meeting April 7-8, 2018 at Little Miami Handworks

    SAPFM – ORV Chapter, The date of the Spring meeting had to be forward one week because of conventions that were happening in Dayton, and the lack of hotel rooms.  The new dates are APRIL 7-8, 2018 Please RSVP so we can order enough food for Saturday’s lunch. Cheers, David Society of...
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    How do YOU, do a complex glue-up?

    Everyone, Time to start another fun discussion. How do YOU, do a complex glue-up?  Specifically, one that has lots of mortise & tenon joints.  What preparation do you do before the glue-up operation starts?  What types of glues do you use, and what types would you avoid?  Do you glue all of...
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    RE: SAPFM ORV - Fall Meeting - Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017

    Hands on Ball & Claw carving Class and, how to construct a period chair.
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    SAPFM ORV - CHANGE!! - Fall Meeting - Oct 14 & 15, 2017 at Woodcraft in Columbus

    Saturday - Ball & Claw Hands-on carving class - Charlie Watson Sunday - Period Chair Construction - Group Discussion lead by David Boeff
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    RE: SAPFM ORV - Main Spring Meeting - April 1-2, 2017

    SAPFM-ORV Spring Meeting April 1-2, 2017 U of Rio Grande SAPFM – ORV Chapter, Please RSVP for an accurate head count for lunch.  We will have to find a new lunch place.  The BBQ place is no longer in business   Cheers, David Society of American Period Furniture Makers Ohio River Valley...
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    RE: SAPFM ORV - Extra Spring Meeting - Mar 4-5, 2017 - Long Rifles

    Topics from the 18th Century Gun Shop Presentation for Society of American Period Furniture Makers Spring Meeting, March 4 & 5, 2017 Lancaster, Ohio SATURDAY:  Begin meeting at 10:00 AM with abbreviated “Show and Tell.”                         Start 18th C Gunsmithing discussions by 11:00 with...
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    SAPFM-ORV history and construction of long rifles

    Meeting on the history and construction of long rifles
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