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Make a Cutting Board (FLEX)

In this FLEX course, advanced students will make their very own cutting board using power tools. ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED.
Kristin Olsen
38 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 2 learners
year old learners
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per week
Charged weekly
Flexible schedule
Over 4 weeks
No live meetings
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Class Experience

Students will successfully make a cutting board.
Students will be able to select food-safe products for woodworking.
Week 1 - Supplies:  Gather supplies,  Essay
Week 2 - Power Tools:  Warning Label Assignment
Week 3 - Assembly:  Assemble and create the "Juice" catch (optional)
Week 4 - Finishing:  Seal the cutting board
Scrap hard, closed-grain, wood OR cutting board kit (EXAMPLE: https://www.amazon.com/Combo-Walnut-Cherry-Hard-Maple/dp/B083ZPJ7NZ/ref=pd_bxgy_1/131-1117447-3111019?pd_rd_w=tpk0O&pf_rd_p=fd3ebcd0-c1a2-44cf-aba2-bbf4810b3732&pf_rd_r=MYJ55GAG5X0QA3E3YFBD&pd_rd_r=ea6f7451-266a-47a9-a0b8-efbb5476d0cb&pd_rd_wg=jDQqW&pd_rd_i=B083ZPJ7NZ&psc=1) Chop Saw (miter, circular, or hand saw) Food Safe Glue Table Saw (if not using a kit) Sander (recommended) Sand Paper Planer (recommended if not using a kit) Clamps Square Tape Measure Food-Safe Finish Router (optional) Food-Safe Stain (optional)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Feedback will be given on written assignments.  Students will self assess their woodworking skills.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
This course uses power tools.  If used improperly, injury or death may occur.  ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED.


Kristin Olsen
Lives in the United States
38 total reviews
90 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  My name is Kristin.  I was a licensed Teacher in Oregon prior to having children (ages 8-12) and focusing on their education.  I earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching degree from Western Oregon University in Middle and Secondary Education... 
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