In early August I completed a chair & ottoman set. I built the set as a gift to two of my best friends, as they decided to marry to each other. I actually… Continue reading
My first week stuck in a traditional classroom looked something like this. Not every picture belongs to my work, not every picture reflects my lessons, just the stuff going on around me:
This year, I’ve been working closely with another colleague to create, a project-based CAD course. When I was presented with the challenge, I dove in head first. This week I have been presenting… Continue reading
This week, I’m proposing and planning projects for the 2011-2012 school year. According to the Mayans, it should be a killer. I’m attached to the Math/Sci crew as a “Technology Resource” – meaning… Continue reading
I’ve spent the last three weeks (since mid-July) avoiding the woodshop both at work and home. At work, a series of major structural changes has kept me away from the wood – which… Continue reading
First of my second set of dovetail joints. Thanks for the encouragement, everyone!
A quick sawdust update: I’ve been working finishing up a personal project this week and doing a little legwork for my next piece. In May, two friends of mine became married to each… Continue reading
Results of my first try at cutting a dovetail.
The summer program wraps up today. Our summer program acts as an experimental zone, a transitional buffer and a slice of consistency for both teachers and students. Personally, I love summer programs –… Continue reading
This week’s word: Prototypes. Brought to you by the letter C for cardboard. What a week! My students spent last week drawing and planning and designing and planning and planning. We got outside… Continue reading