168 Calendar Fall 2011
8/29/11 Shop video
Shop test review
8/31/11 Shop test
Demo: crosscut, joint and plane a 2x4
9/5/11 Labour Day, no class
9/7/11 Work time: Milling and ripping (finish for next class)
Demo: Rip, cut rabbet, cut bevel
9/12/11 Work time: cut molding, cut bevel
Demo: Mitre, glue, spline
9/14/11 Slide show, discussion of purchasing wood
9/19/11 Field trip to Global Hardwood, then Aura Hardwood.
Bring back African Mahogany.
9/21/11 Turn in pine frames.
Sanding and finishing demo.
Begin milling mahogany.
9/26/11 First blog entry due.
Work time. Homework: Rip mahogany and make molding.
9/28/11 Work day: mitre cutting, gluing frames.
10/3/11 Spline frames. Homework: sand and finish frames for next Monday.
10/5/11 Slides and video, "Making a Shaker Table."
10/10/11 Mahogany frame critique.
Discussion of measured drawings. Homework for Monday: make a measured drawing of your table
10/12/11 Figure out wood-buying groups
Start milling, marking and mortising 2 x 4 sample
10/17/11 Mark and cut tenon in 2 x 4 sample. Start dividing up and milling the wood for your table frame.
10/19/11 Discuss sample mortise and tenons.
Demo: Milling and marking legs
10/24/11 Discuss measured drawings with me.
Begin dividing up boards and milling them
10/26/11 Second blog entry due.
Demo: Milling aprons, marking tenons
Homework: mill legs and aprons.
10/31/11 Demo: cutting and fitting tenons
Biscuit-slots in aprons
Work time: mark mortises, cut mortises
11/2/11 Demo: milling and biscuiting top
11/7/11 Demo: gluing up table top
11/9/11 Demo: tapering legs
11/14/11 Demo: gluing up table assembly (part A.)
11/16/11 Demo: gluing up table assembly (part B)
Demo: Demo: Cutting top to size on the sliding table
Routing the edge of table top
11/21/11 Demo: final sanding, attaching table top hardware, finishing.
(Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday and Friday)
11/30/11 Third blog entry due.
12/7/11 Final Critique
12/12/11 2.45-5.00 Final Exam day: photo shoot.