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Blog series by Jeff Waggoner updated 02-24-2012 05:44 AM 3 parts 10113 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Buying Wood

01-26-2011 01:38 AM by Jeff Waggoner | 2 comments »

Here is what they are working on for this year. Jordan 17, http://www.planeoldwood.com/writing-box-2010.htmlJanae 17, http://www.planeoldwood.com/janaes-table-cabinet-2010.htmlJalen 13, http://www.planeoldwood.com/jalens-davenport-2010.html 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 so...

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Part 2: When will Janae get started on her project.

02-03-2011 10:03 PM by Jeff Waggoner | 1 comment »

I have had some people ask when Janae would be starting on her project. She plans to start on hers next week and we will start posting a blog for her at that time. In the meantime she has been trying to complete her clay sculpture for the competition. She’s going to kill me but I’m posting a picture of the incomplete project. It’s not done but you can see where she’s going with it. Oh and since this is a woodworking forum the base is a fine example of my craftsmansh...

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Part 3: Competition Update

02-24-2012 05:44 AM by Jeff Waggoner | 1 comment »

I am posting updates on the kids Projects from last year. When we got to crunch time I stopped updating the blog. They both placed at regional’s so we went right back in to the shop to refine the projects for internationals. At Janae placed 1st in Clay Sculpture and 3rd in woodworking. Jordan placed 10th in woodworking. We had a great time at internationals but the highlight of the trip was that Charles Neil invited us to stop by his shop which was only 20 minutes from where we were...

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