Register by Feb. 24 for advance rates!

Historic Ithaca’s Traditional Millwork Conference
Saturday, February 28, 2015
8:15am – 5:00pm
The Hangar Theatre, Ithaca, NY

This one-day conference offers educational training for the professional woodworker and dedicated amateur. Through presentations on unique projects and techniques, craftspeople will gain a better understanding of traditional design for the production of doors, windows, moldings, trim, stairs and other architectural details. The Hangar Theatre is located at 801 Taughannock Boulevard (route 89) in Ithaca, NY.

Join us for a great mix of presentations and demonstrations with opportunities for questions and answers! The day will start with a keynote presentation by architect Virginia Searl of Bero Architecture who will talk about her firm’s work at Sage Hall at Cornell University. Also featured:

  • A demo of historic window construction by Alden Witham of Contractor’s Millwork, Sharon Springs, NY
  • Two recent millwork projects by Steve Hendricks from Historic Doors, Kempton, PA
  • A demonstration of laser scanning by Jim Turner of Honeoye Falls Millwork.
  • Roundtable discussions from designers and professional woodworkers showcasing projects and businesses from Upstate New York.

Click to view conference schedule.

Register by February 24 for advance rates. Registration after Feb. 24 is $65.
$55 general public
$50 Friends of Historic Ithaca and seniors
$45 students
Cost includes coffee, lunch and refreshments.
REGISTER ONLINE , contact Christine at 607-273-6633 or Print Registration Form

AIA/CES registered course (#A103022815) 6 LU

Conference Vendors:
Historic Doors
The History Center
Johnson-Schmidt & Associates, Architects
Marvin Windows of New York
Southern Tier Hardwoods
Rennie’s Antique Tools
Wm. J. Rigby Co. Antique Hardware

Spending the night or weekend in Ithaca for the conference? Visit for lodging options, or stay at one of these small inns, all supporters of Historic Ithaca:

Argos Inn
Dewitt Park Inn  
La Tourelle
William Henry Miller Inn

The conference is made possible through a grant from the Historic Preservation Education Foundation and support from our generous business sponsors:



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