Dresser Top Valet - Building the Cabinet



This lesson is used to instruct students on the required steps to mill the joints and assemble the cabinet. I spread the three demo activities throughout the weeks to give students an opportunity to model the activity on their own project. Lesson plan is used to supplement the detailed instructions included in the Dresser Top Valet Plan. This lesson is part two out of three lessons.

Lesson Time

Three partial class periods
90 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Building and Construction Trades Building and Construction Trades
Grade Levels
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)
California Academic Content Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will learn the trim design of the top and bottom surfaces of the cabinet
  • Students will learn how to use a story stick to layout the locations to cut the biscuits.
  • Using the Biscuit Joiner, students will cut the slots to assemble the cabinet.

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