Monthly Archives: November 2014

Plans and specs, Nov.24, 2014

Brendan took a few pics this past weekend of a local construction type that I referred to last week: the Montreal construction: In these two photos, you see a destruction phase (to the right) and after clean up (to the … Continue reading

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Life and times….Nov. 16, 2014

I am always looking for a good topic for the blog……. This past weekend, I took advantage of the nice weather and the seasonable  temperatures do do something I never like to do, and that is cutting down a tree close … Continue reading

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Life and times, Nov.13, 2014

I would like to finish this story of the table as far as I can before I move on to other topics and discussions. In the last post, I did the bulk of the creation of the joints between the … Continue reading

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Life and Times……Nov 11, 2014

Yesterday, we put the finish on the legs…. ……now it is time to make the apron. The first thing to do is to orient the legs to: a) show off the best grain; b) conceal any natural imperfections under the … Continue reading

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November 10, 2014 – #2

I finished the last post with the initial leg completed.  As it happened, it was not quite perfect and had to be tweaked a little prior to creating the rest of the legs, but no biggie, making the first one is … Continue reading

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Life and times of Johnny H. – Nov. 10, 2014

So, we left off with the top glued together, the leg blanks prepared and the thought process begun as to the design of the legs. The top is going to be big: as there is not to be any leaves … Continue reading

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Life and Times of Johnny H. , Nov. 9, 2014

We left off in the last post with the table leg blanks in the clamps: While the glue is setting, we can start sorting and processing the boards for the table top.  In the next photo, the boards are selected: Then,they … Continue reading

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Life and times of Johnny H. – Nov. 7, 2014

I have not been teaching for most of the past week.  Seeing as I usually use this blog mostly as a communication tool with the students I am currently teaching, I find myself a bit at loose ends and I … Continue reading

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Random event! Nov. 5, 2014

As I was coming in to the centre today, I saw Richard and his class working on a scaffolding project.  Here they re in all their glory: and: And finally, the wonderful guy himself:   Looking good Rich!! J   … Continue reading

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Trade it Forward, clue #6, Nov. 4, 2014

Here is the TIF clue #6:   You have 6 clues to work with….put your heads together and try to see if you can figure out the solution.  Apparently, you should be able to find out where the golden object … Continue reading

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