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Virtual Lecture - An Introduction to 18th Century Furniture and Construction

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7 pm - 8 pm

Join Cabinetmaker Tony Lovett to explore the different furniture periods of the 18th century, as well as those individuals that had a lasting impact on the period’s furniture designs. Mr. Lovett will highlight key aspects of 18th century furniture and discuss their construction, as well as demonstrate the different methods and tools used for construction. 

Registration required.

Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per household for HA Members and Volunteers


This lecture will be offered virtually by Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Upon registration, you will be sent the link for the video conference to join on the evening of the lecture. If you do not receive your confirmation email after you register, please check your Spam folder, or email Carolyn Fifer at To learn more about Zoom and to download the app to your computer, visit the Zoom website.

VL-FurnitureAbout our Presenter: Tony Lovett is an 18th Century cabinetmaker and proprietor of Charles Towne Woodworks. He is a distinguished graduate of The Charleston Woodworking School and was awarded a full scholarship to the Woodworking in the 18th Century woodworking conference hosted by the Society of American Period Furniture Makers in Colonial Williamsburg in 2018. Since his graduation he has created a unique business that focuses on the preservation through reproduction of 18th century furniture. Along with reproducing historic furniture, Tony has dedicated his time to the education of the woodworking trades of the 18th century. He is currently working on a reproduction of a breakfast table that was created by Charleston Cabinetmaker Thomas Elfe.


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