BLCT 1022 - Wood Fabrication Technology I, 2 Credits

Level: Lower

This course introduces hand and power tools. Skills are developed through practical experience in tool usage through a series of required projects. Students will learn hand tool skills by completing a series of wood joints using chisels, planes, handsaws, and layout tools. Students will expand on these skills while building two shop projects. One project using only hand tools and the other project introducing them to stationary power tools, usage, setup and safety. Power tools used include: table saws, radial arm saws, jointers, planers, band saws, drills, and sanders.