Monthly Archives: January 2015

Youtube channel – using the jointer, Jan. 28, 2015

Hey All, I am starting to create some videos of what we do and why we do it…..first official one is today!  It is going to be on “the jointer”.  Check it out  Advertisements

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Ancient history! Jan. 27, 2015

Hey! I just finished teaching the “Planning Calculations” module….yea!!!  Today I did all my paperwork and spent a bit of time trying to figure out what I would be writing about on the blog for the next little while as … Continue reading

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Calculations – Math, Jan. 26, 2015

I am struggling with how to best put Math on the blog so that it is meaningful and interesting for you…..I think I have found a way to use an app that will help in the future…not that that helps … Continue reading

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Planning calculations, Jan 16, 2015

Well, I hope you had a good and productive day. Problem solving we did today included: -reducing fractions to lowest terms -multiplication of decimal numbers -long division -convert to higher terms -addition and subtraction of fractions -addition, subtraction and multiplication … Continue reading

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Columns and Beams, Jan. 12, 2015

So yesterday, I showed some photos of a condo project happening on Sherbrooke St. There are a couple of observations I would like to make that may help in understanding the principles of column and beam construction…..which also includes the … Continue reading

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Columns and Beams, Jan. 11, 2015

Sometime before Christmas, I was walking down Sherbrooke St. in NDG and saw this condo going up. At that point, I was scheduled to teach the Columns and Beams module that is due to start in the coming week, so … Continue reading

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Christmas project cont’d. Jan 8, 2015

In my last post, we finished shaping the column.  The legs have been finished too, so we will make the rest of the parts and assemble them. I do not have photos of the process, but we chose to put … Continue reading

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