Photo Credit: Leigh Conrad

The SML Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society recently held their annual fall workshop at the home/shops of Bill Garrecht and John Coffman. Twenty-three members were in attendance to enjoyed presentations on final driveshaft alignment, rudder balancing and construction of wooden boat bungs.  The chapter holds these workshops twice each year. For further information regarding the Smith Mountain Lake Chapter go to or contact Alan Frederick 540-352-8653 or via email to

Chapter President Alan Fredrick (holding the key ring) which the milling machine produced. L-R Leigh Conrad and George Curnow look on
John Coffman talking about his Chris-Craft Riviera
Chapter member John Coffman explaining the operation of his CNC Milling Machine to chapter member John Rieth.
The finished product

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