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Instruction Example 1.1.: Board

Measuring and scribing of wide faces is practised on the board.

Material

Unedged-sawn boards of hard- or softwood.

Measures depend on the work order but should be no less than

thickness:

30

mm

width:

200

mm

length:

1500

mm

Tools/Measuring and testing means

Folding or steel rule or measuring tape, working square

Auxiliary accessories

Working stands, work or carpenter’s bench, straightedge, pencil, coloured chalk (if available)

Required previous knowledge

Use for measuring units, reading of drawings, knowledge of the features and defects of the species of wood

Explanations to the working drawing

1 straightedge, 2 pencil

Sequence of operations

Comments




1.

Prepare the working place.

Check for the completeness of the working materials.




2.

Put the board on the stands or on the work bench.

The number of the stands depends on the board’s length.




3.

Check the board for wood defects.

Check which defects can be processed without loss of quality.




4.

Determine and scribe the length reference edge with the straightedge and the pencil.

Consider if a part of the natural bevel can be included in the workpiece.




5.

Mark off the width sizes and scribe them with the straightedge and the pencil.

Pay attention to the additional working allowance.




6.

Mark off the length sizes and scribe them with the working square and the pencil.

Pay attention to the additional working allowances.




7.

Check the marked off sizes and compare with the working drawing.



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