Carving 187, Begining Carving I am also taking the begining carving class a Palomar College. This short video shows the begining of carving our final project for the first semester. It is a Newport Shell Modified. It does not have as many ra...
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Location: Oceanside, California
I just retired, well sort of retired. I consult part time for a Computer Reseller dealing with IP Security and Digital Signage. I started a hobby five years ago, woodworking and collecting every power and hand tool I could find. Now I am going to school to officially learn how to be a cabinet maker and furniture builder. I have a great workshop or as my wife calls it a hobby shop, because a workshop actually makes things where a hobby shop just collects tools and stuff. I want to create a blog about my experience going to woodworking school. I want to create a record of what happens and share it with others, who may not be able to attend because of time, money or location,
-- Woodworker in Progress, Oceanside CA
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Thursday, October 1, 2009Day 2 Continued Hardwood Comes from deciduous trees that drop their leaves every year.broad Leaves, enclosed nuts, higher density, Mostly deciduousCost: ExpensiveExamples of Trees: Aspen, Poplar, Birch, Elm, Maple.Appli...
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2009 How Dry is Dry Water occurs in wood in two places, First, there’s the free water that fills the inside of the wood cells. That’s like water in a bucket. Second, water also infiltrates the cell walls. That’...
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2009Topics covered in this section listed below: Terminology Wood scienceHardwoods and SoftwoodsSeasoning and DryingWarps and DefectsBoard FootageGradingUrban Lumber Parts of a tree: Sapwood is the new wood as newe...
Our first day of class was reviewing the safety rules and procedures for the entire school curriculum. As you can imagine with over 180 new students using power and hand tools safety has to be an important part of the training we will receive. ...