Woodworking - Course Description
Monday, September 24, 2012
This course examines traditional woodworking techniques and methods of joinery in the context of modern design. It challenges students to consider the importance and logic of traditional building techniques and handcraft in everyday objects and their built environments. Emphasis is placed on creating quality craft with basic hand tools.
Important aspects of the course:
1) Experience in designing and building a functional object with both structural and design integrity.
2) Acquiring the basic skills necessary for the proper and safe use of precision hand tools and machine tools for woodworking. Examples: pull saws, chisels, squares, marking gauges, measuring devices, stationary drill press, and band saw.
Faculty: Sherri Diaz, High School Art Teacher
Class Dates: February 26th-April 26th
Curriculum Area: Art Block
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