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RJim Thompson, representing the Lone Star Chapter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers, spoke to Club Members about the society and presented photographs of member works. Jim showed numerous examples of the works of members.

The mission of the SAPFM is:

To create a forum for the understanding, education, and appreciation of American period furniture
To develop and encourage the use of standards and ethical practices in the reproduction and conservation of period furniture
To offer membership to all with an interest in period furniture
To assist members with the identification and location of resources including people or organizations having specialized expertise
To conduct public exhibitions for the recognition of membersí work

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Mark Sweigart can certainly get a grip on things with his bench vise.

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David Garcia crafted this fine pen and pencil set of cherry, walnut and ash for his office. 

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Both Cliff Ober and his lamp of sycamore veneer and walnut are lit up in this photo.  .  

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The wheels are turning for Andy Anderson as he, once again, demos how to gear up.  Andy also shows club members a game board for Nine Men's Morris.

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Bob is certainly no chicken when it comes to making a car run on fowl power. To follow Bob's progress with his chicken car follow this drum stick. He'll certainly make the Colonel proud.

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Another African mask from Lon Kelley - maybe wearing this while doing a dance will create some rain. The jewelry boxes are made of sweetgum, but not to chew on.

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This house will light someone's path, another fantastic intarsia piece by Steve Wavro of the Cape Blanco, Port Orford, Oregon lighthouse.  It is made of poplar, spotty cypress, blue spruce and other woods.

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While holding up one of his drawers, Brian Honey explains how he crafted this fine piece.

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This door top of African mahogany is held up proudly by Jeremy Grubb

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