CNST 1012 Carpentry-Advanced Framing
An advanced course in the methods, materials and seismic requirements necessary to build a wood framed building. This course offers hands-on practice in the framing of more complicated floors, walls, ceilings, roofs, and stairways.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the safety risks inherent in the carpentry trades and formulate strategies and habits to mitigate them.
- Outcome 2: Describe and demonstrate the methods of construction for both wood framed and metal framed structures.
- Outcome 3: Identify and determine the location of load-bearing walls, through walls, and butt walls.
- Outcome 4: Differentiate between the options for providing code required seismic shear strength for a structure.
- Outcome 5: Study framing plans and prepare material take-off for framing projects with selections that include both green lumber and conventional lumber.
- Outcome 6: Use advanced framing techniques to build and erect floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs.
- Outcome 7: Layout and construct stairs for interior and exterior installations.
- Outcome 8: Follow drawings to layout and build a deck.