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0906 Table Design

For class on 09/06, our objectives were discussing the room design, table design, tools and materials we need to use, cutting list and cost of the table.  Firstly, we calculated the size and amount of the wood we need to build a table. By combining 6 small pieces together, we would end up having a…
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0925 Clamping

After combining all six pieces by using 4 biscuit joiners and tons of glue on each side,  I had a tabletop like surface. However, there were still some gaps in between because the biscuits need at least three hours to expand when soaked with glues. Thus, Nell showed us the demo of how to use…
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Today I had my first every chop saw 101 demo course. Excitement mixing with fear: excited for trying out and gaining a new skill but also afraid of the power and the grave consequences if I didn’t use the tool properly.  ‘Safety First’, ‘Always tie your hair’, ‘Find a cutting buddy’, ‘Never Chop ALONE’. All…
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0911 Trip to Lowe’s

Shops at Lowe’sTaken by Mengyao Li on 09/11/2018 As a class, we successfully scheduled a Scottie shuttle to Lowe’s to purchase the materials and tools we need for the table.  When we picking the woods, Nell suggested us to buy the White Pine Woods due to its comparatively cheap price, nice and soft texture. Besides,…
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