Levels: Grades 9-12
Units of Credit: Minimum 0.5 credits
CIP Code: 48.0701
COURE DESCRPTION The first instructional course in a sequence that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out and shape stock; assemble projects; saw and sand projects; and stresses the safe use a variety of hand and power tools and machinery. Recommended projects would be anything that would allow students to incorporate all joints and tools e.g. a nightstand.
CORE STANDARDS, OBJECTIVES, AND INDICATORS
STANDARD 1 Students will understand woodworking design and theory.
Objective 1: Understand basic elements of the woodworking industry.
a. Identify career opportunities in cabinetmaking/millwork manufacturing.
b. Identify career opportunities in related millwork industries.
c. Describe the integration of cabinetmaking into construction schedules.
Objective 2: Understand the design, planning and estimation process.
a. Read and use a working drawing to create a project.
b. Use a material list.
c. Use a procedure list.
Objective 3: Understand and demonstrate basic math and measuring concepts.
a. Add two- and three-digit numbers.
b. Subtract two-, three-, and four-digit numbers.
c. Solve two-digit divisor numbers.
d. Multiply a two-digit factor.
e. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions and mixed numbers.
f. Convert fractions to decimals.
g. Reduce fractions.
h. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimal numbers.
i. Calculate percentages and basic ratios.
j. Add and subtract linear measurement in feet and inches.
k. Use a ruler or measuring tape to measure within a sixteenth (1/16) of an inch.
STANDARD 2 Students will Understand and demonstrate the safe use of woodworking tools.
Objective1: Understand and demonstrate the safe use of hand tools.
a. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following measuring and layout tools:
• Measuring tape
• Scratch awl
• Framing square
• Combination square
• Try square
b. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following cutting and shaping tools:
• Utility knife
• Back saw
• Hand plane
• Wood chisel
• Wood file/rasp
• Hand saw
• Glue scraper
• Putty knife
c. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following striking tools:
• Claw hammer
• Nail set
• Rubber mallet
• Dead-blow hammer
d. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following drill bits:
• Driver bits: Phillips, Square, slotted
Objective 2: Understand and demonstrate the safe use of portable power tools.
a. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following portable power tools:
• Pneumatic nailer
• Power drills
• Finish sander
• Belt sander
• Orbital sander
Objective 3: Understand and demonstrate the safe use of power machines.
a. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following sawing machines:
• Table saw
• Power Miter Saw
• Radial arm saw
• Band saw
b. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following surfacing machines:
• Surface planer
c. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following sanding machines:
• Disc sander
• Surface sander
• Spindle sander
d. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following shaping machines:
• Router table
e. Describe the purpose and demonstrate the proper use of the following drilling machines:
• Drill press
Standard 3 Students will understand processing materials.
Objective 1: Understand and demonstrate safe practices.
a. Demonstrate the ability to work safely in a cabinet shop following general safety rules.
b. Demonstrate the safe use of woodworking tools and machines.
c. Define MSDS and know its purpose.
d. Pass a written safety test with a score of 100 percent.
Objective 2: Understand and demonstrate the use of fasteners and adhesives.
a. Identify the various woodworking fasteners and the application of each.
b. Properly use an adhesive in the construction of a project.
c. Identify the different types of clamps.
Objective 3: Understand wood products and characteristics and procedures.
a. Identify softwoods.
• Softwoods – pine, red cedar b. Identify hardwoods.
• Hardwoods – cherry, oak, alder, walnut, maple
Objective 4: Distinguish between solid woods and man-made materials.
b. Particle board
Standard 4 Students will understand milling and assembly.
Objective 1: Understand and demonstrate the use of joinery.
a. Identify the basic woodworking joints.
b. Construct a basic woodworking project using the basic joints.
Objective 2: Understand and demonstrate the use of cabinet components and hardware.
a. Complete a project.
b. Identify common cabinet/furniture hardware.
• Hinges – overlay, butt, and European
• Drawer guides (wood or metal)
• Knobs and pulls
Objective 3: Understand and demonstrate sanding and finishing techniques.
a. Understand and properly apply the basic rules of sanding.
b. Properly prepare a surface for finishing
c. Properly apply stain and/or clear finish.
STANDARD 5 Students will be able to perform automated manufacturing processes using CNC equipment.
Objective 1: Understand X, Y, Z axis.
Objective 2: Understand vectors/raster.
Objective 3: Define G-code.
Objective 4: Define 2D, 2.5D, and 3D.
Objective 5: Understand post-processor.
Objective 6: Create a file, create text, import or create a vector graphic.
Objective 7: Create a cut file.
Students in woodworking classes will be introduced to caree opportunities in cabinetmaking and millworking as well as related millworking industries. Cabintmaking is specializieds part of the contrstruction industry. Students will begain to understand how to design, plan and estimate projects. Learning how to read a working drawing, use a material list, and use a procedure list is major part of this class activities. Appling basic math and measuing concepts is key to sucess of students projects.
Students will demonstrate the safe use of woodworking tools. Students will be introduced to safety use of hand tools, portable power tools and power machines. Students will need to pass woodworking safety test before working tools and machines. Students will using woodworking equimpment to build a personal project.
Students will learn how to process materials. Students will be intruduced to the importantace of using materials safely. They will be introduced to the use of MSDS sheets. Students will learn how to use fasteners and adhesives. Students will also be shown how to use several different types of clamps. Students will also be introduced to using solid woods and man-made materials.
Students will constructing a woodworking project. Student will demonstrate use of several basic woodworking joints in the constructing of there project. Students will also be introduced to basic furniture hardware. After assembling project student sand and finish their projects.
CNC equipment is becoming a more important part of the woodworking industry. As part of the woodworking class students will be introduced to basic CNC terminology and functions.