Part of Course: Wood Technology 1 and 2 Model
Unit Overview / Details
Using a detailed set of plans, students will interpret plans and use appropriate tools to measure, layout and scribe for joints and cutting of their projects. Rules, dividers, squares, calipers, marking gages and compasses will be used.
- Instructional Hours
- 3 Hours
Content / Concepts
- Making of measurements on stock
- Accuracy of measurement
- Best use of materials
- Scribe lines on stock
- Lay out lines perpendicular to an edge
- Check adjoining surfaces for square
- Transfer lines on adjoining surfaces
- Check mesurements using calipers
Lessons in this Unit
This lesson plan utilizes a single fence picket to construct a basic bird house. Hand tool procedures and safety are emphasized throughout the construction of the house. This is the second lesson in a week long plan that concludes with a finished bird house. This lesson emphasizes different types of handsaws and proper uses of handsaws.
Please see the starting lesson plan under Layout Tools & Methods for the start of the project.
- 1 class
- 75 Minutes
Nearly every woodworking project requires several steps to square a board. The following lesson will identify the four steps to square a board using machines. This lesson is excellent if the teacher is planning to have students make a skill block at the beginning of the year. The teacher will use lecture, modeling, and student guided practice techniques in order to teach this lesson. The following machines will be used: the jointer, the table saw, the power miter box, and/or the radial arm saw. At the end of the lesson, the student will be able to list, in order, the four steps to square a board and describe why they must be done in order.
- single class period
- 55 Minutes