10/21/2010  6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
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Class "B" uniform is pemitted.

These are the original requirements written in 1911.

To obtain a Merit Badge for Carpentry, a Scout must:

1.Demonstrate the use of the rule, square, level, plumb-line, miter, chalk-line and bevel.
2.Demonstrate the proper way to drive, set, and clinch a nail, draw a spike with a claw-hammer, and to join two pieces of wood with screws.
3.Show correct use of the cross-cut saw and of the rip-saw.
4.Show how to plane the edge, end and the broad surface of a board.
5.Demonstrate how to lay shingles.
6.Make a simple article of furniture for practical use in the home or on the home grounds, finished in a workmanlike manner, all work to be done without assistance.

Suggested items from original MB book:
Candle Light Fixture, Robin Shelter,Window or Porch Box, Plant Stand, Book Trough and Magazine Stand, Box Kite, Footstool,Necktie Rack, Trellises, Bench....
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