Metal Bench-Tom Boyes



This is a project that can be given as a first Fabrication project. This lesson will challenge the entry-level student to make a nice metal bench from 1 1/4 inch and 3/4 inch square tube. The Student will use metal band saw, Gas Metal Arc Welder, metal roller and other basic metal fabrication machine and processes to construct this bench.

Lesson Time

Class Demo
20 Minutes
Lab Time
4 curriculum::lessonplan.time.weeks

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Manufacturing and Product Development Manufacturing and Product Development

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (4)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (17)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • The student will be able to safely use equipment in the lab setting.
  • The student will be able to follow blueprints
  • The student will be able to understand the importance of measurement and tolerance when fabricating project in welding lab.
  • The student will be able to measure and properly cut different degree angles.
  • The student will complete the procedural steps and have a nice bench when completed.

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