|Project by papermate||posted 04-01-2014 03:47 AM||1106 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
This is my Grade 12 year competing for skills. This project is 468mm x 300mm x 125mm, made of cherry. The top is fastened with 4 dowels & glue. The shelf is inset in to both sides half way with a dado cut on the table saw. The sides are fastened to the bottom with 2 dovetails. The dovetails were strictly marked. The back panel is rabbited into the shelf and the sides halfway and fastened with 4 evenly spaced brads on each side. The plan originally called for a simple rail and stile door but was changed a few days before due to the time limit. We had 6 hours to complete the project. I finished the project in 5 hours and 15 minutes. Only person who finished early. The project was out of 123 marks including a 20 question theory test about the project. I received 121 marks out of 123. I got docked two marks because each of my hinges were .5mm off of the measurement. I came in first place, I move on to the provincial skills competition and received 4 Iwrin chisels and a little makita drill bit/driver bit set as a prize, better than nothing. When I got the project home, I finished it with Danish oil and added a cherry decoration on the front because the door is plain.