CNST 113 Finish Carpentry (4)
Credit, Degree Applicable
A course in the methods, materials, and installation techniques necessary to install windows, doors, stairs, siding, cabinets, and their respective trim. This course offers hands-on practice in the fine craftsmanship required for finish work.
Offered Fall semesters
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: Analyze and interpret industry standards, terminology, and manufacturers' specifications as related to doors and windows.
- Outcome 3: Hang doors, apply trim, and install hardware using appropriate finishing techniques.
- Outcome 4: Install windows, fabricate a window stool, and apply trim using appropriate interior and exterior finishing techniques.
- Outcome 5: Analyze and differentiate between the options for different types of stair carriages, treads, railing, and trim techniques.
- Outcome 6: Calculate material requirements and install finish treads, risers, and railings.
- Outcome 7: Analyze and differentiate between joinery techniques traditionally used in installing trim.
- Outcome 8: Describe and summarize the functions of different types of exterior siding.
- Outcome 9: Install siding and determine proper materials and techniques for trimming difficult transitions.
- Outcome 10: Interpret cabinet manufacturers' specifications to determine cabinet configurations, features, and standard sizing.
- Outcome 11: Layout, level, plumb, and install base and wall cabinets.
- Outcome 12: Summarize and evaluate green technologies and building performance as they relate to finish carpentry.