The Indiana chapter will meet on Saturday, November 18th at Conner Prairie,
a living history museum just north of Indianapolis. Many thanks to historical craftsman Henry Raab for graciously agreeing to host us and show us the great facilities.
If you have not previously told me you plan to attend, please RSVP by November 4th.
- Connor Prairie: 13400 Allisonville Road, Fishers, IN 46038
- We'll be in Conner Prairie's modern woodworking shop
- Directions: Enter the property through the main drive on Allisonville Road, take the first right turn, and follow the drive back through a gate to the Blacksmith Shop, a long wood-sided building with a green roof. Please park in the Blacksmith Shop lot and then walk through the breezeway, cross the access road, and enter the fenced-in lot behind the white building. There will be clear signs directing members to the woodshop door.
- Chairs provided - No need to bring your own.
- Our Show & Tell theme will be wooden joinery and molding planes, but feel free to bring anything you would like to share.
- We'll have lunch delivered from Jimmy John's. I'll have menus ready to prepare your order in the morning. Please bring enough cash to cover your own lunch ($10-15).
- For those presenting, there will be two traditional workbenches and a large assembly table available. Please let me know ahead of time if you would like use of any of the shop's power equipment or other tools as part of your demonstration.
- Get settled, chapter business, and Show and Tell
- Member Demos:
- Overview of a Federal card table project, including hammer veneering and banding with David Bowes
- Stringing & inlay/marquetry with Donna Hill
- Sand shading with Dave Redlin
- Glazed door for a cabinet with Henry Raab
- Wing chair frames with Dave Knuth
- Tour Conner Prairie's historic cabinetmaking shop with Henry Raab