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SAPFM Furniture Making Demonstrations

April 30, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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One event on April 30, 2023 at 12:00 pm

Members of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM)will be demonstrating the methods and techniques used by the period craftsmen to build our finest masterpieces.  Stop by throughout the weekend to see demonstrations on inlay and marquetry, different carving styles of the 17th and 18th centuries, dovetail joinery, and steam bending.

Demonstrators will share many of the ‘Arts & Mysteries’ of the craft and describe the challenges of accurately reproducing colonial-era furniture in the modern workshop.”

Stop by anytime throughout the weekend to see these demonstrations. It is open and FREE to the public.


North Carolina History Center
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