Monthly Archives: November 2015

Picnic tables delivered! Nov.25, 2015

Those of you faithful readers who have read the posts of November 10 and 11, will understand that this post is the logical end of a project involving some of our students in an enrichment activity for the benefit of … Continue reading

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Bitternut Hickory, Nov. 24, 2015

In the past, I have written occasionally about some of the common species of trees that are found in our area and that can be used as carpentry or cabinetry wood. This past weekend, I was ¬†walking in the woods … Continue reading

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Radon…..Nov. 19, 2015

Right now I am teaching “Planning Calculations”. This is not a module that lends itself to posting on the blog….who wants to see an equation, a word problem or a math example in this context? I am reduced to posting … Continue reading

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Special Projects, Picnic Tables #2 Nov. 11, 2015

In the last post, you were able to see how students were able to participate in and learn from a project that has “nothing” to do with our program of study….except that it is a carpentry project and involves carpentry … Continue reading

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More Special Projects: Picnic Tables #1, Nov. 10, 2015

As I am between teaching modules right now, I am trying to clear the decks of some of the projects that have come our way. This post is about making the components for some picnic tables to be assembled by … Continue reading

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Special projects – The Rolling Bathtub, Nov. 9, 2015

At the Centre (CVCEC), we do a variety of tasks and jobs. Foremost is the job of “teacher” – a role that we are committed and dedicated to. To do that job, there is preparation, planning, ordering, organizing, photocopying……etcetera, etcetera, … Continue reading

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You Tube to the rescue!!, (Exterior Finish) Nov. 8, 2015

Many of you know that I often link You Tube videos to the blog so that you can see and learn techniques and get new information from other sources than myself. Some of you may also know that the NFSB … Continue reading

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