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September 2022

Jigs and Fixtures

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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This is our popular jigs and fixtures meeting, These fixtures are either purchased or shop made and the pros and cons of each are discussed. There is always a good variety of jigs and fixtures. The actual time is 2pm but come early if you want to help us set up the chairs and socialize. Also after 4 we put the chairs etc. back to their original locations. This is always a fun presentation.

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October 2022

Early American Period Ladies’ Table

October 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Ed Stuckey will demonstrate construction details, including types of wood, veneers, banding, and stringing, on a pair of recently-built Thomas Seymour Ladies' Work Tables (1810-1820). As described by scholars, these tables were objects of visual pleasure and an expression of women's leisure and refined needlework skills. This meeting is currently scheduled as a Livonia Community Center meeting but may be changed to a zoom meeting depending on Covid 19 at that time.

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November 2022

Reproductions of Three Period Pieces by Steve Lash

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Livonia Senior Center (Dining Room), 15218 Farmington Rd
Livonia, MI 48154 United States
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Long-time Guild member Steve Lash will present details of 3 of his period furniture reproduction pieces: 1. A Baltimore brickwork stack laminate cellarette made of mahogany with amboyna and satinwood veneers. A cellarette is a small cabinet designed to hold bottles of wine or spirits. 2. A late 18th-century ebonized pearwood mantle clock to contain a Keininger’s 250th Mozart Anniversary clock movement that played Mozart’s A Little Night Music. The clock won the 2018 National Association of Watch and Clock…

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