Carolinas chapter re-post

Mark Arnold

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In the interest of avoiding confusion, I have copied below the thread that was erroneously posted on the Indiana Chapter Board. Please contact Preston for more about the upcoming Carolinas meeting.



Preston Earle
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    Re: Fall meeting 2008
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2008, 04:24:43 PM »     


I believe the meeting in Greensboro is a GO!

All –

Plans are now complete for our first meeting of the Carolinas chapter of SAPFM.  The meeting will be held Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 – 2 in Greensboro at Jim Gerken’s shop (see link to a map below).  It looks like we have a great line-up of speakers and presenters.  Agenda below.

***Reminder – please be sure to bring a chair (if you want to sit down).  If you have an extra, please bring it along.***


Nov. 1 –
10:00 AM – introductions and brief discussion on future plans
11:00 AM -  Show and Tell (bring examples  of your period work to show the group)
12:00 PM  - Break for lunch
01:00 PM – Mary May – acanthus leaf carving
02:00 PM – Mary May – demonstration on sharpening carving chisels
03:00 PM – Mary May hands on sharpening (bring your stones and chisels if you would like to get some instruction in sharpening)

Nov. 2 –
08:00 AM – John McAlister – carving a ball & claw foot
10:00 AM – Bob Bernard – shell carving demonstration

11:00 AM – Bob Mc Carthy – casting brass lions paw feet
12:00 – 12:30 – discussion and wrap-up

Jim’s shop is located at 5648 N. Church St., Greensboro.  The attached link is a map from Charlotte.  You may have to adjust depending on where you are coming from.,%20nc&q2=5648%20North%20Church%20St,%20Greensboro,%20NC&w0=36.11277799463299,-79.75730895996094

Phone Numbers in case you have any trouble finding it:
Jim Gerken (shop) – 336-643-7589
Bill Sutton (cell) – 704-421-4844
Dave Powles (cell) – 704-506-0403


The following hotels have been located approximately 20 mi. Jim’s shop.  These are some of the same hotels used by many for the mid-year conference:
These are off Route 29 north of Greensboro in Reidsville.

Comfort Inn ,2203 Barnes Rd., at exit 150, 336 643 1275 Call for Rates.....63.00 to 70.00
Days Inn 2205 Barnes Rd. ,  at exit 150 , 336 342 2800  call for rates.... 60.00 to 75.00
Holiday Inn 101 Express Dr.(4 blks from the above 2) 336 361 4000 call for rates 88.00 to 104.
Includes full breakfast.

*** Important – Please reconfirm your intentions to attend.  We need to get an accurate head count for dinner reservations.  You can reply to this e-mail address.  I would appreciate a yea or nay response.  If I do not hear from you, I will assume that you do not plan to attend. ***

I look forward to meeting all of you.  I think we have a great program lined up.

Bill Sutton
Charlotte, NC 
Phone:  704-331-7680
Cell:    704-421-4844


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    Re: Fall meeting 2008
« Reply #7 on: Today at 03:23:31 PM »     


I guess John is not going to set up a fall meeting since it is already the end of November. Maybe we can have a spring meeting if anybody wants to take charge.
Mike Weber

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      Re: Fall meeting 2008
« Reply #8 on: Today at 03:41:19 PM »     


You guys are confusing me. Are you talking about the Indiana chapter or the Carolinas chapter and if it is the Carolinas chapter why is it posted on the Indiana page?

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Mike Siemsen
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