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The Gulf States Chapter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers will be hosting an event on March 19, 2022 with 4 local speakers. The event will begin with a coffee social at 9:30 AM. Speakers will begin at 10 AM. Lunch is included, and it should wrap up around 3:45 PM.

Gulf States Meeting RoomThe topics will include:

  • Laying out & carving a Newport Shell                                                              
  • Construction presentation of an 18th century sugar chest                           
  • Introduction to various Finish and Restoration Techniques                                           
  • Introduction to finish spot repairs                                                                    
  • Introduction to 4 Styles of Caning and Rushing. 

The cost will be $10 a person to cover lunches, snacks, coffee etc. and help with materials for the presenters.

The location will be at our new meeting space in Historic Fort Conde: 150 South Royal St. Mobile, Al 36602. (See attached photo) You can park: in the spaces on the northside of Church St., in the lot to the west of the fort (for free on Saturdays), or on the side streets south of the fort. Please see:  under the “News & Events” tab for the schedule and presenter list. For any questions please contact [email protected].

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