Saturday, March 12, 2016

Toy Workshop 3-12-2016


It will be a busy next few days for the RCWA:

Saturday March 12 - Toy Workshop at the Shop at the Club for Boys - 9 am to noon - please bring tools.

Monday March 14 - General Meeting at 910 Wood Ave - 7 pm

Wednesday March 16 - need a few people to help with preparations for the move - need 15 boxes - 10 am at Pole Barn

Thursday March 17 - Scroll Saw SIG - meet at Rick Weisbeck's at 7 pm

Saturday March 19 - Wood Moving Day - meet at the Pole Barn at 9am - packup to move to Green's Barn (maps attached)

Hope to see you Saturday!   Bob B

Attendees Today (20:  Al Oines, Julian Wigen, Rollie Lynde, Bel Felix, Bob and Kathie Buchanan, Grant Coffin, Gary Graves, Rick Weisbeck, Lon Gose, Paul Douglas, Richard Rasmussen, Jerry Hood, Darwin and Lauree Buus, Lloyd Potter, Frank DiCesare, Jerry Norsen, Danny and Mary Green

Tasks done to prepare for this workshop
1. Seal 3 boxes of toys.
2. Cut, drill and sand the boards for the paddle games.
3. Sand and router two boxes of critters.

Tasks Today:
1.  Trace remaining larger wheeled vehicles:  Duck pull toy, Road Grader prototypes.
 for the toy program on 2x6s.
2.  Cut 10"wheeled vehicles to shape for the Club for Boys Pinewood Derby using the Club's 18" band saw.
3.  Drill axle holes (7/32") with a drill press.
4.  Make templates from patterns for jellyfish, octopus, and sharks.
5.  Trace  jellyfish, octopus, and sharks.
6.  Cut jellyfish, octopus, and sharks (3/4" Pine) with scrollsaws (using #3 and #5 blades).
7.  Drill pilot holes for scrollsaws to cut windows on PT Cruisers, buses, soccer vans,a nd crayon vans.  
7.  Drill windows (3/4" and 5/8" holes) for Love Bugs and other wheeled behicles.. 
8.  Sand critters and cars using the Oscillating edge belt sander.
9.  Router edges of critters and cars.
10.  Sand by hand and with mouse sander toys that had been sealed.
11.  Build a small drill press using a Milwaukee drill motor and a vintage drill press stand.

Photos from the workshop:

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