October 3-7—JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsmans Club of Joshua Tree
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 Post subject: FFF 10 Update
PostPosted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:43 am 
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FFF10 Update
Franklin Faceters Frolic 10 July 27, 28 & 29 2017
Speaker Lineup (tennative):
Thursday July 27
Morning Tom Mitchell Dopping and Re-dopping
Afternoon Gerry Boykin Cutting a Competition Stone
Friday July 28
Morning Dave Woolley The Beall/Woolley Depth of Cut
Indicator- Suspense, Adventure, Discovery
Afternoon Ray Metric A Comparison of Diamond Cutting to
Gemstone Cutting
Saturday July 29
Morning Diane Eames Rough Evaluation
Afternoon John & Sue Litchtenberger A Rough and Ready Guide to Gem ID
Approximate times at this point is Morning 10:00 am, Afternoon 1:00 pm
Don't miss this year
More to come....
Ken Michalek


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:04 am 
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Only a little over a month!
Make your plans now to attend the 10th USFG Franklin Faceters Frolic July 27, 28 and 29, 2017.
The Frolic is held in conjunction with the other gem shows going on the same weekend in Franklin. Lots to do and see. The Frolic is still at The Factory 1024 Georgia Rd. Franklin, NC 20734.
Schedule:
Wednesday 26th- 5:00 pm Dealer set-up
Organizers Dinner- Informal get together in the Boiler Room at The Factory at 6pm. Open to anyone.
Thursday 27th- 8:00 am to 10:00 am Dealer set-up
10:00 Show opens till 5:00 pm
Friday 28th- 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
5:30 pm Pretty Stone Contest and Pizza Party at The Factory
Saturday 29th- 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Speaker Lineup (tennative):
Thursday July 27
Morning Tom Mitchell Dopping and Re-dopping
Afternoon Gerry Boykin Cutting a Competition Stone
Friday July 28
Morning Dave Woolley The Beall/Woolley Depth of Cut
Indicator- Suspense, Adventure, Discovery
Afternoon Ray Metrick A Comparison of Diamond Cutting to
Gemstone Cutting
Saturday July 29
Morning John & Sue Lichtenberger A Rough and Ready Guide to Gem ID
Approximate times at this point is Morning 10:00 am, Afternoon 1:00 pm

Dealers
Lightning Laps - Marsh Howard will have all his laps and supplies
John E. Garsow - Rough, rough and more rough
Jersey Instrument - Omni Faceting Machine, Charlie Musitamo will have his machines and be taking orders.
Ultra Tech - Gerry Boykin, a factory rep. will be demonstrating a Fantasy machine and available for any machine questions.
Dan Lynch - Rough from his travels from around the world.
Tom Mitchell - Rough from his special stash
Laura Maxwell Hilsen - Laura is Tom Maxwell's daughter and will be bringing Tom's estate of Carolina Custom Gems, Machines, laps, lapidary supplies and rough.
We have the $1 raffle for the Gearloose 8" ($345.00 value!) polishing kit to be given away at the end of the show. You do not have to be present to win. Demo's throughout the weekend.
Don't miss this year
Thanks
Ken Michalek
FFF 10 Chairman


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