Tech.Ed – Woodworking/Carpentry

Woodwork 9 & 10

Woodwork 10 is a beginning woodwork course. Basic woodworking skills will be taught so students can complete several student-designed projects. Safe and correct machine skills are stressed throughout the course. Basic use of certain hand tools is also covered.   Projects built in this course are expected to be of simple skill level, but of good quality as students develop their woodworking skills. Previous projects have included toys, jewelry boxes, cutting boards, small clocks, bowls, candlesticks, picture frames, toolboxes, bird houses and CD storage racks. Students who finish their course work early sometimes build additional student chosen projects.

Carpentry and Joinery 11

Carpentry and Joinery 11 is intermediate woodwork course. Basic to intermediate woodworking skills will be taught so students can complete several student designed projects while practicing these skills. Safe and correct machine skills are stressed throughout the course. Basic uses of many hand tools are also covered. More specialized machine tools and jig use are covered in this course.
Projects built in this course are expected to be of moderate skill level, and of good quality as students develop their woodworking skills.  Previous projects have included more advanced versions of the ones built in Woodwork 10.  In addition, the following projects have also been completed:  book cases, book shelves, coffee tables, computer tables, chessboards, deck furniture, dog houses, end tables, rocking horses and many other unique student designed projects.

Carpentry and Joinery 12

Carpentry and Joinery 12 is advanced woodwork course. Intermediate to advanced woodworking skills will be taught so students can complete several students-designed projects while practicing these skills. Safe and correct machine skills are stressed throughout the course. Advanced use of some hand tools is also covered. More advanced finishing techniques are also used.

Projects built in this course are expected to be of high skill level, and of excellent quality as students hone their woodworking skills. Previous projects have tended to include larger more advanced versions of the ones built in woodwork 11. Some examples are sleds, china cabinets, desks, entertainment units, beds, and dining room tables. These projects tend to be unique to the student.

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