Monday, September 29, 2008
Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Lots of cutting of 1/4" x 1" x 120" mahogany strips to stack laminate the curved seat. 427 strips to be exact. Student fingers turned black but never bloody. The black happens when the acids from ones hands react with the tannins in the wood
Student members of the MIT Hobby shop volunteer through out the 08' Summer to work on the Intellectuals Circle. Many of them are new to woodworking and are eager to learn a new skill and the process involved in designing and building a piece of furniture for the public.