Wood Tech 2
One Semester .5 credit GH S Instructor: Mr. Latimer
Description: WoodTech 2 is for students who have successfully completed Wood Tech 1 and would like a second semester of woodworking with additional emphasis on job skills and workmanship. Through classroom instruction and practical experience students will gain proficiency using more advanced tools and techniques. Students will learn basic drafting, blueprint reading, design, box construction and advanced joinery. Woodturning, plastic lamination, drawer and door construction with raised panel design will also be incorporated. Other advanced technologies utilized will be the laser engraver and the ShopBot. At times this class may also participate in a small-scale construction project to learn basic construction practices. Periodic assignments will be given that includes tool preventative maintenance and extra credit will be offered with video documentation on any new home construction or maintenance when the student is the primary laborer.
Objectives: Students will experience the requirements that employers have for their employees. Students will increase their proficiency in woodworking, finishing,tool maintenance, problem solving, project planning, time management and possibly some basic CAD skills.
Grading: Grades will be based on work ethic and other job related skills that employees are rated on. Tests, projects, and assignments will also be graded. See GradingPolicy.
Grading Scales: 0-59(F) 60-69(D) 70-79(C) 80-89(B) 90-100(A)
Prerequisite: Wood Tech 1 with at least a“C” Average
Lab Fee: $15.00(Due no later than date announced by instructor) Pay at main office and keep your receipt for the year.
Sequence: Prerequisite to Wood Tech II and Cabinetmaking
Grade level: 9 through12.
Requirements: Demonstrated work ethic, tests, projects, assignmentsand wearing safety glasses at all times during lab time. All wood will be free except for hardwoods and any hardware required.
Options: Use of materials other than those provided by the instructor will be charged to the student unless provided by the student.Charged balances should be made current within that quarter’s time.
Skills USA: Skills USA is an integral partof all Industrial Technology vocational classes at GHS. Skills USA membership is for those students who want to get the most from their vocational classes. It stresses leadership and excellence in their field of study. Socialactivities, community service, professional development, and just plain fun areall part of Skills USA. The highlight of the year is the State Conference andSkills Competition in Havre. There students compete with others from around the state, in their area of study, for medals, scholarships and sometimes job offers. “Ask if interested”
Note: Books, lockers, locks and materials will be assigned tothe students. Items missing at the end of the grading period will be charged to the student. Incomplete grades will be given to any student having outstanding bills or school property.
WOODSII TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Days Areaof Study Assignments Skills
1 Orientation Rules& Expectations Listening & Notebook
1 Hand Tools/MeasurementPractical List Hand Tools(ExCr) HandTool Description
2 Wood Types/Finishing Written & Practical Knowledge
10-15 Portable Power Tools Safety/Small Project Craftsmanship
[TENTATIVE THIRD WEEK PERIOD OVER]
2 Sanding/Clamping Lecture-Notes-Quiz Finishing/Laminating
5-10 SAFETY Safety Review/ TEST/Demo’s 100% Proficiency
[TENTATIVE FIFTH WEEK PERIOD OVER]
5 Countertop Laminate 12” Sq. Countertop HotPlate Lamination
10-15 Mass Production Two Piece Assembly Chair Skill station breakdowns
1-2 Wood Types/Finishing Writtenor Practical Knowledge
1 Figuring Board Feet Practical& Written Assessment Cost analysis of materials
2 AutoCAD Basics Twoday exercise using CAD BlueprintReading
[TENTATIVE NINTH WEEK PERIOD / Quarter OVER]
3 Wood Joinery Written&/or Practical ProjectConstruction
5 Raised Panel Const. Demo/StartStorage Door Measuring/Cutting/Const.
6-7 Weeks Box Construction CustomDesigned Storage Unit PowerTools/ShopBot/Laser
3 Clean-up & Assessment Semester TEST Knowledge
[TENTATIVE EIGHTENTH WEEK PERIOD /Semester OVER]
Grading Breakdown: Notebook=10% Work Habits= 30% Test Assessments= 20% Assignments= 40%