Woodworking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Major Goals of Woodworking

  • Develop SAFE tool and machining practices
  • Communicate and work as effective team members as well as develop a positive attitude toward individual and team work responsibilities, quality production and service
  • Creatively seek practical solutions to problems
  • Assess personal interests and identify further educational and career opportunities
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of materials, tools, and processes that are used in the woodworking/construction industry
  • Develop the work ethic and sense of responsibility required for employment in the construction/woodworking industry

 Woodworking 9 (non credit course)

This quarter semester exploratory course provides students with an opportunity to experience working in a wood shop. Safe operation and setup of machinery is the primary emphasis of this course to set up students for success in further courses. Students will complete a required project that develops skillsets in the following areas: machining & cutting, gluing & clamping, sanding, joinery types, measurements and shop processes.

Woodworking 10 (5 Credits)

This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of the fundamentals of woodworking. Students will grow their skills sets in machine use & setup, shop processes, safety, gluing and clamping, joinery types, and measurement. Woodworking skills will be developed as students progress through the required projects in the course. Once the required projects are completed, students have an opportunity to plan, draft, price and construct of personal project of their choosing.

Modules included in this course are:

  • CON 1010: Construction Tools & Materials (* Prerequisite for most 10, 20 & 30 level modules)
  • CON 1120: Product Management (*Prerequisite for most 10, 20 & 30 level modules)
  • CON 1130: Solid Stock Construction
  • CON 1140: Turning Operations
  • CON 1160: Manufactured Materials

Modules for extra credit (depending on time):

  • CON 1190: Project A
  • Con 2180: Wood Forming (Skateboard or Longboard)

Woodworking 20 (5 Credits)

This course builds upon the skill sets gained in Woodworking 10 with an emphasis on cabinetmaking. Students will further their skills in cabinetry processes, safe machine operating procedures, measurement, and precision. Once the required project is completed students have an opportunity to plan, draft, price and construct of personal project of their choosing.

Modules included in this course are:

  • CON 2120: Multiple Materials
  • CON 2130: Furniture – Box Construction
  • CON 2160: Cabinetmaking – Web & Face Frame
  • CON 2170: Cabinetmaking – Door & Drawer
  • CON 3160: Cabinetmaking – Cabinets & Countertops

Modules for extra credit (depending on time):

  • CON 2150: Finishing & Refinishing
  • CON 2200: Product Development
  • CON 2910: Project B
  • CON 2920 Project C

Woodworking 30 (3 Credits)

 This course is designed for students who are now at an advanced level and have developed their skill sets in previous modules. The required project for this level is smaller to allow for more flexibility and choice in modules and projects for students. Students must demonstrate a higher level of knowledge and skillsets compared to previous levels.

Modules included in this course are:

  • CON 3130: Furniture - Leg & Rail
  • CON 3140: Furniture – Surface Enhancement
  • CON 3120: Tool Maintenance

Modules for extra credit (depending on time):

  • CON 3150: Furniture Repair
  • CON 3910: Project D
  • CON 3920: Project E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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