WOODS I -Students will learn the safe use of hand, portable power, and stationary machines through the construction of projects. Projects include a small box, which serves as a practical safety test and method of teaching the logical order of preparing stock and building a project. Knowledge of wood characteristics, calculating project costs, types of joinery, adhesives, abrasives, fasteners, and finishes will be covered while constructing the projects. Additional projects include a cutting board using a variety of hardwoods, a picture frame, and a lathe project.
Students are to also construct at least one small project and one large project of their own design.