Author Topic: Gulf States Chapter Fall Meeting. November 11, 2017. Mobile, AL  (Read 2916 times)


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Location: Scott Wetter’s shop. 5260 Travis Rd. Mobile, AL 36619

8:30 AM    Coffee & baked goods during registration.

9:00          Welcome – Scott Wetter

9:10          Presenters begin
     o     Scott Wetter-- Carving chisels, gouges, V tools
     o     Tom Rassmussen-- Lathe gouges, skews
     o     Bruce Thornton-- Laying out and carving a Philadelphia finial & examples of other region’s finials

Mid-day break for lunch about 45 minutes. Lunch will be brought in.

Continue presentations in afternoon until about 5:00

     o  Craftsman’s Gallery – Attendees are encouraged to bring a piece of furniture and discuss a something about it. The topic can be a
         procedure, historical background, regional difference etc. (About 10 minutes each). This is intended to help us learn from each other.

     o  Antique Appraisals – Nevin Heller of Flomaton Antique Auction
         Registered attendees are encouraged to bring a piece of furniture and for a fee of $10 per piece have it appraised.
        Proceeds will support our future events.

Closing remarks and request for future event topics – Bruce Thornton & Scott Wetter

Social - drinks & Hors d'œuvres  so attendees can meet, greet, and network.

Cost:  The cost is $15. Checks will be payable to BEN PURVIS and sent to: 

                           Ben Purvis
                          7744 Lukol Lane
                          Saraland, AL 36571

Preregistration is encouraged.  It helps us plan for the venue, and amount of food and drink to be purchased.
If you are bringing a piece for the Craftsman’s Gallery please let us know.
Also, if you are bringing pieces to be appraised state the number and include $10 each in your payment.
This will help us with the planning.