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Great Lakes Chapter Meeting, March 26, 2022, Adrian, Michigan

The Great Lakes Chapter meeting has been set for a single day, Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute in Adrian, Michigan.

Sam Beauford Woodworking InstituteAddress: 1375 N. Main St, Building #41, Adrian MI 49221
Telephone: 517-902-8383

Meeting Agenda:

This SAPFM meeting is open to all SAPFM dues paying members and their guests.

There will be a request of $20 per person to cover charges for coffee, soda, lunch and snacks. We will have lunch at the meeting site. The lunch will be sub sandwiches. Please RSVP so we have an accurate number of attendees for lunch reservations and refreshments.

The topic of the meeting will be Windsor chairs. The venue for the meeting is an operating woodworking school so this will allow us to present the topic in a hands-on manner. Each attendee will have the opportunity to try out the different tools and processes used in making a Windsor chairs.

Doors open at 9AM. Arrive, relax, and have coffee and snacks with friends.

9:30 – Show and Tell, bring any completed piece or any piece under construction to discuss and show off. Also, please bring any tools, books, etc. you’d like to sell or pass on to others.

10:30 – Overview of the topic of Windsor chairs and meeting itinerary. Luke Barnett and Jim Crammond

10:45 – Riving and shaping spindles.

Noon to 1:00 Lunch at Sam Beauford Woodworking Institute.

1:00 – Turning legs and stretchers.

2:00 – The use of stereotomy in determining sightlines and resultant angles of Windsor chair legs, Luke Barnett. Carving and drilling the seat’

3:00 – Chair assembly.

4:00 – Finishing the chair with milk paint

4:30 – Great Lakes Chapter Future, ideas for topics and presenters, moving forward as a Chapter




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