Introduction to Doors

Introduction to Doors

Today we learn about the history of doors, as well as construction and installation.  These slides are part of a powerpoint presentation created by shop teacher Tom Bockman.  If you would like to view the entire presentation, take a look at our YouTube channel. Prior to the late 1700’s, doors were held in place with …

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Project: Wooden American Flag

Project: Wooden American Flag

4th of July will be here soon and we decided to make a wooden American flag to help celebrate the holidays.  The process is easy and didn’t require much. We used 1x2x6 poplar from Sutherlands. The flag is 3 feet wide, so for 13 bars we need 7 pieces of 6′ poplar.  We picked up …

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Using adhesives pt. 2

Using adhesives pt. 2

In the first part of this series we learned about multipurpose adhesives.  Today we learn about wood and plastic glues, along with some basic tips. If you would like to view the entire presentation, take a look at our YouTube channel. Wood Glues Wood glues are specifically made for wood repair projects. Here are your main …

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Using adhesives pt. 1

Using adhesives pt. 1

Join us as we learn about using adhesives for your projects!  These slides are part of a powerpoint presentation created by shop teacher Tom Bockman.  If you would like to view the entire presentation, take a look at our YouTube channel.  A copy of the entire Woodworking curriculum is available and will be listed for …

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Project: DIY charging station

Project: DIY charging station

If your house seems to have as many USB-powered devices as electrical outlets then you know it can get messy at times. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a central location for all of these devices that was free of clutter? Join us today as we build a charging station! The first thing we need …

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Fix a loose power outlet

Fix a loose power outlet

If you have a power outlet that is a bit wobbly, we can help you fix it.  At most it should take you 2 minutes.  Join us as we tackle this easy fix. Every once in awhile you may come across a power outlet (also called a duplex receptacle) that is loose.  When you plug …

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