Carpentry I (28518)
Full year, 2 periods, 2 credits
Grades 10 – 12
Carpentry I introduces students to the tools materials, and equipment used in cabinet-making, as well as commercial and residential carpentry. Students are taught basic safety techniques before they are allowed to use power tools and equipment. The cabinet-making portion of the course allows students to construct custom made projects such as bookcases, stereo cabinets, and rough cut furniture. Students are also taught how to select wood, read blueprints, estimate costs of building materials, and are introduced to basic skills of house and building framing.
Note: A credit earned in this course will fulfill the Fine / Practical Arts requirement for graduation.