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Mark Arnold

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First Meeting Agenda
« on: October 09, 2008, 10:50:52 AM »
The first meeting of the Virginia Chapter of SAPFM will be October 18th, 2008 at Jeff Headley's shop (www.wwotsv.com) in Berryville, VA. The agenda is as follows:

8:45 - 9:05   Check-in and get name tags
 
9:05 - 9:15  Get lunch orders (Subway) /Introduction of day's topic ( making an 18th century Tidewater chair)
 
9:15 - 9:45  Design and construction considerations     --- "key" angle
                                                                                  ---  two approaches
                                                                                  ---  chairs without stretchers
 
9:45 - 10:30  --- What kind of wood? / what size piece of wood to cut parts from? grain orientation?
                     --- layout and cutting / templates?
 
10:30 - 10:50  --- Break
 
10:50 - 11:20 ---- Back posts (legs) --- cleanup and shaping/ getting the "flats" right / marking the leg
                                 chamfer.
                                                         --- laying out the mortises
 
11:20 - 12:00 --- Seat rails ----- back rail thickness (2 approaches)/ side rails ("twisting the rails") /
                                              -- front rail (grain) / plan view of mortises and tenons
 
12-1  --- Lunch
 
1:00 -2:00-- Introduction to the Headley Cabinet Shop, and discussion of upcoming classes - Tour
 
2:00 - 2:30-- Va. Chapter SAPFM  formative meeting - Naming of Director (President?) for 2009.
                           (also, setting next meeting date/ location/ and topic)
 
2:30 -- 3:00 -- Shape and mortise the crest rail before the splat (or does it matter?) / tenoning and shaping
                        the splat (chairs w/ straight splats vs. curved)
 
3:00 -- 3:20 -- Fitting the stretchers and overall assembly
 
3:20- 3:50  -- Finishing the chair --- stain?/ which finish?
 
3:50 - 4:15 -- Problems encountered in making chairs and solutions found
 
4:15 -- 4:45 -- Q & A
 
4:45 --- Adjourn

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Clay

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Re: First Meeting Agenda
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2008, 09:18:09 PM »
Great info thanks...I went to your web site and I could not get any of the hyper links to show or connect or even "click" in Google Chrome. I have not tried IE7 yet...Just an FYI...