CNST 116 Furniture Making & Woodworking (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Designed or prepare students for entry-level work or to upgrade their existing skills in woodworking. Focuses 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: Appraise the safety risks inherent in a wood shop environment and fonnulate strategies and habits to work safely and competently with hand tools, power tools, and machinery.
- Outcome 2: Describe and summarize the characteristics and properties of selected wood species and manufactured panel products for the purpose of selecting appropriate construction materials.
- Outcome 3: Analyze and utilize basic furniture design principles including the use of working drawings, measuring, design basics, and computer applications.
- Outcome 4: Analyze, describe and demonstrate 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.