Regional Chapter Coordinator
Here are the directions to Jim Conleys home for the fall meeting. Sept 19th
Take Interstate Highway U. S. 64 either east from Charlottesville or west from Richmond to Exit 129.
At Exit 129 turn south on State Road 616 (Black Cat Road)
In half of a mile cross U. S. Highway 250 and continue southward on 616 (name changes to Union Mills Road) for two miles
Turn right into the South Keswick Development and continue for 0.5 mile on South Keswick Drive to the first house on the left past the intersection with Beaver Dam Ridge Road.
Drive between the two brick columns and park either in the rear of the house or along the edge of the orchard.
Agenda for Fall meeting
9:00 to 9:30 Coffee and doughnuts
9:30 to 10:00 Announcements, introductions, followed by show and tell of members projects
RETIRE TO THE BASEMENT WORKSHOP
10:00 to 12:00 How to take the lines off an antique Philadelphia chair and make its reproduction
UPSTAIRS IN DINING ROOM
12:00 to 12:45 Buffet lunch
12:45 to 1:30 Tour of the Conley furniture collection
1:30 to 2:00 How to make a spoke scraper
2:00 to 3:00 How to sharpen tools
3:00 to 3:30 How to tune an antique wooden molding plane
3:30 to 4:00 Fasteners: pegs, rose-head nails and screws
4:00 to 5:00 A short cut to gilding.
Suggestions for places to stay if needed:
Sleep Inn and Suites, located at 1185 5th Street, north of exit 120 (5th Street Exit) off I-64 at Charlottesville.
Rates are $129.99 for two double beds or one King size bed.
Telephone number: (434) 244-9969
Best Western Cross Roads Inn, located on U. S. Highway 15 just north of exit 136 off I-64 at Zions Crossroads.
Rates are $119.99 for two queen-size beds
Telephone number: (540) 832- 1700.
If people are interested in staying in the Charlottesville area, they should make reservations immediately. In fact some motels rare already booked solid. People could find cheaper accommodations in Waynesboro or Culpeper and commute to the meeting.