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Old Schwamb Mill: 'Into the Woods' to open Dec. 11

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UPDATED Dec. 2:  The Old Schwamb Mill, called the oldest mill site in the United States, reports that its exhibition committee notes a new exhibit is to open in the mill's Gallery on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This special exhibit "Into the Woods: From Trees to Frames" traces the steps involved in making a frame beginning with identifying individual tree species (most native to New England) to learning how our artisan woodturner David W. Graf uses the original Schwamb Mill machinery to create truly unique made-to-order oval and circular frames.

Craft show in November

The mill presented its 2021 crafts show and sale on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 17 Mill Lane in Arlington.

 The seasonal crafts show featured two floors of beautiful hand-made fabric art, jewelry, picture frames, photography and more, located in an 1864-era woodworking mill building. 

These artisans displayed works:

Michael Bacon, Jewelry

Andrea Brown, Pottery

Robin Courchesne-Sato, Jewelry

Peggy Fenner: Children’s Books, Scarves

Jen Flores, Textiles

Terri Hayes, Fleece Wear

Beverly Hinckley, Textiles

Old Schwamb Mill, Picture Frames

Carla Osberg, Photography

Helen F. Ray, Homemade Soaps & Potpourris

Ginny Remedi, Jewelry

Corinne Rhode-Photography & Cards

Tim Rix, Wood Turning

Lucy Sandler, Jewelry

Amy Shinerock, Pottery

Janet Smith, Photography

Jan Stetson, Hand-dyed Scarves

Janice Toth:  Oil Paintings & Watercolors

Visitors alwsy have the opportunity to purchase the custom-made, hand-turned, wooden oval and circular frames made by woodworker David W. Graf at the Old Schwamb Mill. The frames are created using the same equipment that has been in use since the Schwamb family owned the mill in the 1800s. Bring family and friends and enjoy.

For more information, contact Edward Gordon at the Old Schwamb Mill, Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


This news announcement was updated Dec. 2, 2021.

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