Summer is in full swing and with that comes the Sapfm Mid-year conference- there is still space for this year’s Greenville, South Carolina conference- July 25 – 29. Registration closes July 5 so if you have not yet signed up do it soon!

I hope you enjoy this issue of P & T. This issue features a great Chronicles report on Pennsylvania furniture maker & Sapfm member George Nissley. Interested in learning about French Polishing? John Coffey’s article is one of the best I have read. He teaches at my school and just did a video for Fine Woodworking Magazine. Keep an eye out for it.

This is the last issue of P & T that I will be editing. After 6 ½ years it is time to step down and hand off the job to someone else. I am truly proud of the job that our team has done in creating an exceptional publication- four times a year! I look forward to its continued success.

Once again, I want to thank the team for working together to produce this e-magazine. I know how hard it is and I hope you- the readers, all find it worthwhile.

Bob Van Dyke
Pins & Tales