Great Lake Chapter Meeting April 22, 2017


Well-known member
This SAPFM meeting is open to all SAPFM dues paying members and their guests.

There will be a request of $5 per person to cover charges of room rental, coffee, soda, and snacks.

We will be having lunch at the restaurant next door, “Sam’s Place”.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Doors open at 9AM. Arrive, relax, tell tall tales.

9:30 – Show and Tell, Bring any completed piece or any piece under construction to discuss and show off. Also, swap and swindle, bring any tools, books, etc. you want to pass on to others.

10:00 (approx.)
Introduction and history of Windsor Chairs, 15 Min, Jim Crammond
Splitting and riving material for spindles and legs, 15 Min, Andrew Messimer and Jim
Making spindles, 30 Min.  Jim
Making and bending an arm, 30 Min, Andrew
Turning Legs, 30 Min, Jim ( I will be demonstrating on a power lathe but will bring my spring pole lathe for people to try)

Noon to 1:00 Lunch at Sam’s Place next to the senior center.

Discussion of possible paid presenter for Fall meeting, other business
Seat layout and drilling for spindles and legs, 15 Min,  Andrew and Jim
Seat carving, 30 Min, Andrew and Jim
Carving a volute, 30 Min, Trevor Smith
Chair assembly, 30 Min,  Andrew and Jim
Painting a Windsor chair, 30 Min. Ralph Babcock (tentative)

Location of the Livonia Senior Center: 15218 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154.

Recommended Motel: Livonia Marriott
Attached to Laurel Park Place, the Livonia Marriott features 224 well-appointed guest rooms, an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Located in the hotel, visit Sweet Lorraine’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch.
Phone: 734-462-3100

Be there or be square!