Archive for June, 2016

The Key Cabinet is Done, off to Brooklyn for the summer!

Well folks, I’ve been busy these past 10 days. I rented bench space at the school a few days each week over the past two weeks and finished up the key cabinet. With this completed, I have finished all of the required North Bennet Street projects. (almost got them all done in 2 semesters)  Without further adieu, here’s it is […]

Read more

NBSS Week 36: Key Cabinet, oh Key Cabinet… and the end of this semester (plus a move)

This week marks the end of year one for me here at NBSS. The short week started with a day off from school to move my new Boston digs. My wife and I loaded up a U-Haul with all of our belongs and made a short drive (2.2 miles) from Back Bay to Jamaica Plain […]

Read more

NBSS Week 35 – Some more key cabinet details and a field trip to New Hampshire

Two more weeks to go, time to get cranking on the key cabinet. With all of the interior grooves cut last week I spent the first half of this week pre-finishing the pierced panel. With that completed it was time to glue together the case. The process was a bit stressful as all interior pieces […]

Read more

NBSS Week 34 – Continuing the key cabinet, the Annual Celebration of Craft show begins, a clam and lobster boil, some golf, and a few surprises!

This week began with a little key cabinet work. Now that the door is veneered it was time to miter the 4 sides of the cabinet itself. This involved first applying some 45 degree MDF pieces to the outside corners of each of the 4 sides (to help with clamping later) and then cutting the […]

Read more