Woodworking Workshop For Parents And Our Fall Fair 2017 Part 1
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One of the nice traditions at the school I teach in is our annual Fall Fair.The Fair is a one-day extravaganza in which the school transformed into a magical forest-like world.Laden with autumn and winter atmosphere, our building's interior is decorated with fabrics, branches, logs and leaves to support the imaginary themes of fairy tales and mythology.
To help our school with fundraising during the fair, parents volunteer to join us in the workshop in the months ahead of the Fair day.This is a great opportunity for many parents to explore woodworking and a way for teachers to reconnect with veteran parents who have been helping us diligently for years and years.
This year, I had five parents in my group - they worked on whittled animals, swords, dollhouse furniture and other toys.This year, I came up with a new design for our Fall Fair wooden swords.In the past, our swords were made using a bandsaw and a belt sander - a slow process.
This year I tried to come up with a design that can be executed repeatedly and efficiently using mainly our Sawstop table saw.I intend to show the process in a future...