Monthly Archives: January 2016

Share and share alike, Jan 29, 2016

Hi everyone, I subscribe to a site that periodically sends me links to neat little projects that pretty much anyone can do and that provoke curiosity and interest. Here is the link: http://www.instructables.com/ Sometimes the projects look like something that … Continue reading

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More random stuff, Jan 25, 2016

Sometimes I am out an about and see some neat construction or wood work and I just got to share! Last weekend, I was off to the new Planetarium down by the Big O and while waiting for the show … Continue reading

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Here’s a neat little gizmo, Jan 24, 2016

Here is a neat little gizmo you can easily build and that can be really useful as a strategy to transfer angles and discover angles for miter joints: http://www.instructables.com/id/Angle-Divider-for-Perfect-Miters/ It really seem easy to build and is something we can … Continue reading

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Footings and wall, Jan. 14, 2016

Hi Gang!! This is the last in a series of review for tomorrow’s written “formative evaluation” as Dave keeps correcting me! Firstly, Chase asked me to clarify the answer to question 8, which I would be delighted to do as … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Jan. 13, 2016

Part 3 in our review series…. Question 8 Associate the task in the 1st list with the correct tool in the 2nd. Task: installation of anchors proper consolidation 1st finishing create slopes for drainage on slab final finishing use of reinforcing … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Jan 12, 2016

The second in a review series…. Question 4 Familiarity with footings -What purpose(s) does a footing serve: Answer: Among other things, a footing -distributes the load of the structure to  be built -provides a level surface from which to build -defines … Continue reading

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Footings and Walls, Jan 11, 2016

So I told you I would post everyday this week to touch on some of the review items we have been discussing in prep for the written exam on Friday. Today’s items: 1) Familiarity with reinforcing materials. -What is the … Continue reading

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