Blizzard Bag #1


BLIZZARD BAG ASSIGNMENT #1
WOOD TECHNOLOGY I
MR. LOONAM


Choose a piece of furniture in your house that you would like to build someday.
Examples would be:
           End table
                  Bedside table
                          Coffee table / game table
                                 Desk
                                      Cabinet
                                             Shelving
                                                    Pet furniture

Using a ruler or tape measure, make a working drawing of the project.
A working drawing will show the front view, top view, and the right side view of the item.

Once drawn, add the measurements to the drawing.  Make sure to include ALL components!  Top, legs, apron, whatever your piece has.  Make a bill of materials as you write down the measurements.

NOW, figure how many BOARD FEET of wood you have in the project.  Using the following formula:
              T  x  W  x  L = ____   ÷ 144  =  ____ board feet.
Where T is thickness,      W is width,     and L is the length in inches.
(any wood thickness less than 1" is considered 1")

EXAMPLE:   A table top is 3/4" thick 18" wide and 24" long.

1 x 18 x 24 = 432    ÷  144  =    3 bd. ft.

PLEASE, bring in your completed drawing the day after the snow day.  It must be brought in to class to receive credit for this assignment!  Failure to do so, will result in a '0' in the grade book.



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  3. Dear valued students, and you too, Sean,
    I will be on-line all day today if you have any questions relating to the blizzard bag assignment. Just send me a note.

    Mr. Loonam

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  4. Hi Kezzie,
    Just pick a piece of furniture in your home. Measure the parts, then add up the board feet of wood that it would take to make it.
    The formula is on the website.
    Mr. Loonam
    Let me know if you still need assistance

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  5. Yes, Today is a blizzard bag day.
    If you have questions on the assignment, please ask in this forum.
    Mr. Loonam

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  6. Mr.Loonam do we make a drawing of each view and then add up the board feet.

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    1. Yes, Sam.
      The instructions are in the assignment itself. The formula for the board feet is there. Let me know if other questions.

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  7. Does the drawing have to be detailed or complex because my drawing skill are very bad.

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    1. No problem,
      Just do the best you can.
      add measurements, and figure Board Feet.

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  8. Today is Monday, March 21. Please ask any questions here, I will answer them.

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  9. Hope you all have the plans for your project tomorrow.

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  10. Today is Feb. 7, 2017. Please ask me anything you need to complete the blizzard bag assignment. I will be checking this forum all day.

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  11. Today is Feb. 9..It is NOT a blizzard bag day.
    Howver, if you did not complete the Blizzar Bag paperwork
    for Wed., please do it today and turn it in on Friday.
    Thank you,
    As always, ask questions here, I will check them.

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