CNST 1016 Furniture Making & Woodworking
Designed to prepare students for entry-level work or to upgrade their existing skills in woodworking. Focus on safety procedures, furniture design, hand and machine tools, materials identification and applications, fabrication processes, and project planning.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Understand the safety risks inherent in a wood shop environment and formulate strategies and habits to work safely and competently with hand tools, power tools and machinery.
- Outcome 2: Distinguish the characteristics and properties of selected wood species and manufactured panel products for the purpose of selecting appropriate construction materials.
- Outcome 3: Utilize basic furniture design principles including the use of working drawings, measuring, design components, and computer applications.
- Outcome 4: Practice basic furniture joinery and assembly techniques for casework and framework.
- Outcome 5: Integrate the application""of design, machines, hand tools, fabrication processes, and finishing in the construction of planned projects.