CNST 111 Carpentry-Rough Framing (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An introductory course in the methods and materials necessary to build a wood framed building. This course offers hands-on practice in the framing of simple floors, walls, ceilings, roofs, and stairways.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Appraise the safety risks inherent in the carpentry trades and formulate strategies and habits to mitigate them.
- Outcome 2: Describe and summarize the functions of the major components of floors, walls, roofs, and stairs.
- Outcome 3: Analyze and differentiate between the operational and functional properties of framing materials, engineered lumber, fasteners, and hardware.
- Outcome 4: Analyze framing plans and prepare material take-off for framing projects.
- Outcome 5: Evaluate, choose, and work with the tools required to dismantle carpentry projects.
- Outcome 6: Evaluate, choose, and work with the tools required to build carpentry projects.
- Outcome 7: Choose materials, measure and layout plates and joists.
- Outcome 8: Frame floor, walls, ceiling, and roof of a small structure.
- Outcome 9: Design, layout, and construct stairs.
- Outcome 10: Summarize and evaluate green technologies as they relate to the carpentry trade.
- Outcome 11: Solve typical carpentry problems and propose strategies to avoid them.