Meeting Schedule Revisions!

Since our September 15th was cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, it has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop near Asheville.  The address is 270 Rutledge Rd. Unit A, Fletcher, NC  28732.  As usual, we’ll get started at 10:00 am with our business meeting, a show and tell portion, a presentation, and conclude after lunch. Many restaurants are available nearby.

Our presentation will be a discussion and demonstration of using a vacuum press by Jim Davis. We’ll talk about: Advantages & Disadvantages, Components of a Vacuum Pressing System, Glues & Substrates, Building a Sandwich, Pressing Demo, Cleanup, and Sources. Questions are encouraged!!

Also during our meeting we’ll have an AMS Chairman’s Report, detailing big changes at the national level, a discussion on formulating a training class plan, and other items of general interest.

Thanks to Klingspor’s for use of the meeting space!!

Our meeting scheduled for November 10, 2018 in Winston-Salem is cancelled.  We will reschedule this event for sometime next year.

Next Meeting

Our next event will be conducting demonstrations at our booth at the Klingspor’s Extravaganza in Hickory, NC on October 26 – 27.  Your participation is encouraged.  Please advise of your availability to join us for this annual event.  You are also invited to display marquetry items for sale as long as you are involved in activities at our booth. The hours are 9-6 on Friday and 9-4 on Saturday.

Anyone with an interest in marquetry is welcome to attend the Extravaganza and our meeting!

 Upcoming Events

October 11-21: North Carolina State Fair – more information to come!! Visit the website at:

October 26-27: Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop Extravaganza, Hickory, NC. For more details, visit their website at:

2018 Meeting Schedule





10/26 – 10/27 Klingspor’s Expo, Hickory, NC Marquetry Booth Demos Members
11/17/2018 Klingspor’s Woodworking Shop, Fletcher, NC  Vacuum Pressing Demo/Discussion Jim Davis