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Re: [teacherartexchange] cutting dowel rods

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From: Woody Duncan (woodyduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Nov 29 2006 - 19:16:42 PST


I had a small band saw that we used to cut up dowel rods.
Shop classes are hard to find these days but, a high school
art room nearby must have a band saw you could stop
by and use.
                                        Woody

On Nov 29, 2006, at 7:09 PM, chris massingill wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I'm working on a project with my students that uses
> 1/4" dowel rods - they are thin engough to score and
> snap in two with your hands(which is effective, but
> time consuming) but I"m afraid that my 5th & 6th
> graders will try to break them without scoring and
> make them splinter off. There are just too many of
> the rods for me to cut them all this way myself and
> plus I was looking forward to having the kids do the
> measuring - they are 36" dowels that need to be cut
> down to either 12" or 18" inches - but 5 dowels times
> 200 kids is more scoring and snapping than I think I
> can handle.
>
> In any case I was wondering if anyone could suggest
> some kind of wire cutter or snipper that I could use
> to cut these with.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Chris in Central Arkansas

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