Cabinetmaking and Woodworking at Macktown Living History
Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
- Experience tavern life in the 1800's at Whitman's Trading Post.
Sunday: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday
- See what working as a late 18th - early 19th century joiner/cabinetmaker was like.
- Learn about the processes of felling, splitting, riving, trying, laying out, sawing, joining, assembling, and finishing a simple wooden piece.
- View the tools, glues, nails, wooden pegs, and screws that old-time joiners used, and a lot more!
- Bring your family and friends.
Please note that social distancing and masking protocols for outdoors will apply to this event.
or call 815-624-4200
Upcoming 2nd Sunday events:
- Sept. 11: Archaeology
- Oct. 9: Making Cider
Macktown Living History
2221 Freeport Rd
Rockton, IL 61072