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Great Lakes Fall Meeting
« on: September 29, 2015, 11:23:07 AM »
My thanks to all who volunteered to present and help run this event.
Literally could not do it without you.

Great Lakes Chapter Meeting October 24/25 2015

Meeting Agenda

Great Lakes Chapter meeting has been set for Saturday and Sunday, October 24th and 25th, 2015 at the Livonia Senior Center in Livonia, Michigan.

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

We ask a donation of $5 per person to cover charges of room rental, coffee, soda, and snacks.

We will be having lunch at the restaurant next door, “Sam’s Place”.

Saturday dinner is at Max and Erma’s in the Laurel Park Place Mall.



Saturday, October 24, 2015

Doors open at 8:30AM. Arrive, relax, tell tall tales.

10:30 to Noon – Show and Tell, Bring any completed piece or any piece under construction to discuss and show off. Swap and Swindle – bring anything you wish to sell or trade.

Noon to 1:00 Lunch at Sam’s Place next to the senior center.

1:00 Dave Boeff will present construction techniques for a drop leaf table

2:00 Slides and discussion of SAPFM Mid Year Conference, Handworks in Iowa, and the Studley Tool Chest

3:00 Andrew Messimer and Jim Crammond present how to bore holes on a compound axis. There will be some hands-on opportunities.

5:30 dinner Max and Erma’s


Sunday, October 25, 2015

9:00 to 9:30 Coffee and Fellowship

9:30 Ralph Babcock will present: How to (or not to) make 8 dollar table saw sliding tables.

10:00 Chad Stanton will show how to hand-cut double dovetails.

11:00 to 11:30 Wrap up – Ideas and subjects for the next meeting.

Video of the Studley Toolchest will follow the wrap up. (20 minutes)


Location of the Livonia Senior Center: 15218 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154. Telephone: 734-466-2555

Recommended Motel: Livonia Marriott

Attached to Laurel Park Place, the Livonia Marriott features 224 well-appointed guest rooms, an indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Located in the hotel, visit Sweet Lorraine’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch.

Phone: 734-462-3100


Thanks again to those who stepped up to present,
Mike Holden

    Semper Audere!