Woodwork Course Outline

WOODWORKING 9

This course develops a basic knowledge of many aspects of woodworking including design, joinery and finishing. Workplace health and safety will be emphasized. Additional costs may be incurred if students choose to purchase their own wood for individualized projects.

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION 10: WOODWORKING

This course provides the opportunity to learn the safe uses of a wide variety of hand and machine woodworking tools. It will also cover some basic knowledge of wood and wood products as well as basic finishing techniques. Students will complete at least three projects during the year. Two will be assigned and one (or more) will be of the student’s choice, if appropriate to the course level. Areas covered are: machine tools (stationary and portable), hand tools, project organization and procedures, recognition and characteristics of common wood and wood products (plywood, particle board, etc.), joinery techniques and furniture construction methods, abrasives, fasteners, gluing, clamping and assembly methods.

CARPENTRY & JOINERY 11

This course provides the opportunity to learn the safe uses of a wide variety of hand and machine woodworking tools. It will also cover some basic knowledge of wood and wood products as well as basic finishing techniques. Students will be expected to finish the following required projects: a bedside table, secret box, curved box, and lamp table with drawer. Once the assigned projects are finished, students may build a project of their choice if it falls within their skill level. Areas covered are: machine tools (stationary and portable), hand tools, measuring and layout tools, project organization and procedures, recognition and characteristics of common wood and engineered wood products (plywood, particle board, etc.,), joinery techniques and furniture construction methods, abrasives, fasteners, gluing, clamping and assembly methods.

CARPENTRY & JOINERY 12

This course provides the opportunity to learn the safe uses of a wide variety of hand and machine woodworking tools. It is expected that students will produce the following projects: coffee table, Tambour door bread box, and a medicine cabinet. These projects will form the basis upon which student learning will be assessed. The comprehensive nature of the projects will allow students to experience a sense of accomplishment and to demonstrate skills acquired in relation to a range of learning objectives. Areas covered are: machine tools (stationary and portable), measuring and layout tools, project organization and procedures, recognition and characteristics of common wood and engineered wood products (plywood, particle board, etc.,), joinery techniques and furniture construction methods, stile and rail door construction, hardware, fasteners (including European style) and adhesives.

CARPENTRY & JOINERY 12: FURNITURE

In this course, students will produce at a minimum an Adirondack chair, and a bathroom cabinet. These projects will form the basis upon which student learning will be assessed. The comprehensive nature of the project will allow the student to experience a sense of accomplishment and to demonstrate skills acquired in relation to a range of learning objectives. Areas covered are: project organization and procedures, recognition and characteristics of common wood and engineered wood products (plywood, particle board, etc.), face frame and flush face cabinet construction, dovetail and mortise and tendon joints, form and function considerations in furniture design, and various edge to edge joins including biscuits, spines and dowels.