Monthly Archives: April 2016

Radon Revisited, April 22, 2016

About 130 days ago, I wrote a blog post about radon and radon mitigation. I also discussed the fact that I was testing for radon in my own house: https://jhcarpentry.wordpress.com/2015/11/20/radon-nov-19-2015/ Well, I recently received my radon report, and was glad … Continue reading

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Many thanks, April 18, 2016

Sometimes I feel especially appreciated in my role as “teacher” at CVCEC. This appreciation comes in many forms, from a simple handshake at the end of a module, to an email or even a gift from the heart. Jake gave … Continue reading

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Paparazzi!,April 10, 2016

It is fun to capture the moments of action andĀ even inaction in the shop/classroom: There are some happy students, so convinced that they know what they are doing that, well, they are not doing anything! Let’s hope they are right, … Continue reading

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You gotta love real-life learning! April 7, 2016

Take a look at the latest “Instructables” post: http://www.instructables.com/id/13-Spectacular-Failures-We-Can-All-Relate-to/ It is great to see people sharing their spectacular failures! I especially like this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Beautiful-Cutting-BoardI-ruined/ It is a story I can well relate to as sometime good ideas turn sour!! … Continue reading

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Prepping for the Columns and Beams Exams, April 6, 2016

I have not done this for a while, but since you asked, I will review some of the critical measures and setbacks. I drew two diagrams on the whiteboard and I will refer to them as you prepare for the … Continue reading

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