What is a very good tip for an apprentice carpenter?

Things to do with with actual construction and how to build better. An example would be when making long cuts (sheathing or formply) is to start the cut while looking at the blade then use the guide on the saw until the end then use the blade again. Any help would be nice

Asked By: drew k - 8/26/2009
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Ask questions. A lot of questions. Don't just ask what to do, ask why you are doing it. Before you start this, let the foreman know that you want to understand your job, not just know it. If you have a good foreman, he will partner you with a journeyman who will teach you. When I was an apprentice, I worked with a... More
Answered By: woodtick314 - 8/26/2009
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If you walk into a house and feel a sudden tingling sensation and hear a hissing or rumbling cross your arms over your eyes- you're about to go through an explosion caused by gas. Other than that, no idea. But if you're a carpenter you're at risk for that situation so I figured why not.
Answered By: Neurotoxin - 8/26/2009
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