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PROJECT OVERVIEW

THE BOOK STAND

LESSON OBJECTIVES

    - What you need to begin this project
    - How the course is structured
    - What processes you will learn
    - How to use the resources available
Easy Navigation

The problem with uploading to YouTube is that navigation becomes hard, especially when trying to follow an online school. Unless it’s in a playlist (which can be troublesome to find) you have no idea where to start, what you need to learn, and why you need to learn it. This school puts everything in an easy to understand format and helps you get the most from this free course.

Bite-Size Chunks

I get it, it’s a pain in the arse when you need a reminder on a small process made within a video, yet you need to sift through a 40 minute long video to find it. Instead of 40 minute videos, this course is broken down into small manageable chunks meaning it’s far easier to find what you’re looking for.

Plans

The optional plans for this course come at no cost and you can download them here.

Material

The timber I used for this project was sourced from a DIY and Home supplier. It’s a cheap softwood that gives a beautiful understated look once complete. Saying that however, you could of course make this from any material you desire. Just be sure to get it square first!

SUPPORTING MATERIAL

How to Cut a Dovetail Halving Joint
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This is probably one of the most important joints to master when it comes to cross grain joinery. Learn how to cut it here!

How to Sharpen a Chisel
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A plough plane blade is relatively thin, thus is much the same as sharpening a chisel. Learn how to sharpen one here!

How to Sharpen a Plane
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My favourite magnetic saw guide. Designed by Jonathon Katz-Moses

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