2011 School Competition Projects. #1: Buying Wood

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Blog entry by Jeff Waggoner posted 01-26-2011 01:38 AM 4251 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is what they are working on for this year.

Jordan 17,
Janae 17,
Jalen 13,

We have prototyped the rough shell of each in poplar to figure out the sizes and joinery. We learned a lot from this process. We all went to the hardwood dealer on Saturday and bought Mahogany for the primary wood, maple for the secondary wood and some Wenge for some trim. Yes this cost more that my first car but it also looks better than my first car.

This week we will start milling lumber for the final project. Keep your fingers crossed.




-- Jeff Waggoner,

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#1 posted 01-26-2011 02:14 AM

Wow those are some impressive looking projects to tackle. I look forward to seeing the progress and the outcome.


ps. check the links there seemed to be an issue with the first two.

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#2 posted 01-26-2011 02:54 AM

Thanks Chris,

They are fixed now.

-- Jeff Waggoner,

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