HHS Wood 2 - Wall Cabinet

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Blog series by Tooch updated 10-11-2016 02:43 AM 2 parts 5658 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: Building the casework

09-25-2016 02:55 PM by Tooch | 3 comments »

This blog posting is designed to take students in Wood Manufacturing 2 through the process of building a wall cabinet. The cabinet can be made with either plywood or hardwood, which will be determined by myself. Note: The final size will be slightly different; this blog was made while using a scrap piece slightly under-sized. To get started, obtain a piece of plywood from storage and head to the table saw. Safety glasses and a push stick will also be needed. Check that the table ...

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Part 2: The face frame (mortise and tenons)

10-11-2016 02:43 AM by Tooch | 5 comments »

Before getting started on the joinery, you will need to square up boards to the dimensions that were given in class. *Note: make sure that your thickness is uniform throughout all pieces and planed to 3/4” Anytime you are making mortise and tenon joints, it is very important to cut the mortises first and the cut your tenons to fit. In order to cut the mortises, we will be using the “Go-No-Go” fixture to hold down the workpieces. Lineup a side piece with the ends ali...

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