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Title
Valley Craftsmen: Chair-Making Demonstration
Description
Discover the art of making Windsor and ladder-back chairs in this fascinating program. Led by expert chairmakers Jack McAllister, Jeff Lefkowitz, and John Weissenberger, this demonstration will include a discussion about the history of chair making, a display of eighteenth-century woodworking tools, and demonstrations of how to use a lathe, shaving horse, and a steam box. Participants will also have the opportunity to examine and handle a display including youth chairs, a settee bench, ladder-back chairs, and several styles of Windsor chairs. Free to MSV Members; all others: $5. Registration required by January 11; call 540-662-1473, ext. 226, or email rsmith@theMSV.org.
Time
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Date
Wednesday, January 16th 2013
Category
General
Venue
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Is this a free event?
Yes
What is the cost?
Free to MSV Members; Free to 12 & under; All others $5
Is this event family friendly?
Yes
Contact Information
Name: Rhonda Smith
Email: rsmith@theMSV.org
Phone: 540-662-1473
Website
http://www.theMSV.org/calendar