CABW 110 Basic Understanding of Wood Types*

Students will be taught basic concepts of woodworking, styles of cabinetry kinds of building materials, hardware etc. Students will learn about trees and shrinkage properties, as well as natural and machine-caused defects of hardwoods and softwoods. Student will discuss how to manipulate wood to create shapes and control problems, and how to start a project with thought to wood types, timelines, pricing, ordering, and problems to avoid and be aware of. Laminating, cutting, and planning with relation to wood grain will also be discussed. Students are required to provide their own tools

Credits

2

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

CABW 110Basic Understanding of Wood Types*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Cabinetmaking

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

2

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

8

Semester Contact Hours Lab

12

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Students will be taught basic concepts of woodworking, styles of cabinetry kinds of building materials, hardware etc. Students will learn about trees and shrinkage properties, as well as natural and machine-caused defects of hardwoods and softwoods. Student will discuss how to manipulate wood to create shapes and control problems, and how to start a project with thought to wood types, timelines, pricing, ordering, and problems to avoid and be aware of. Laminating, cutting, and planning with relation to wood grain will also be discussed. Students are required to provide their own tools

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

The Course objective is to have all students pass the written and performance tests. This will be assessed through tests whether passed or not. How their Performance on machinery in their production of their individual projects and group projects alike turned out. Each student will demonstrate their knowledge by written and sight of different kinds of wood. Teamwork will be assessed not only how good team project turned out but how they all worked together as a team to complete task. In this class the team will be by oral speech and presentation using board or projection unit in class setting. Evaluation sheets filled out by each student on Instructor, class and themselves will help to see how we all did and how we can improve. GPA can be assessed as individual and group.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Students will be taught basic concepts of woodworking, styles of cabinetry, kinds of building materials, hardware etc. Students will learn about trees, and shrinkage as well as natural and machine-caused defects of hardwoods and softwoods. Students will discuss how to manipulate wood to create shapes and control problems, and how to start a project with thought to wood types, timelines, pricing, ordering, and problems to avoid and be aware of. Laminating, cutting, planning with relation to wood grain will also be discussed. Students are required to provide their own tools.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Lecture on "Concepts of Woodworking" Lecture on "Deciduous/Coniferous Trees". Lecture Learn and know your lumber, "Understanding Resources," lecture Discussion of use of machinery to work with grain as it pertains to parts of cabinets, furniture etc. Quiz in lab on names of lumber, kin d, hardness, and where originated. Chapter 1-4 concepts of design, Understanding and basic kitchen layouts Corridor L – Shaped U - Shaped Chapter 10 Modern Cabinetmaking TYK chapter 10 Lecture/discussion on the tree, "Seed to project" Workbook Chapter 10 (closed text test) Do task sheet on "Lamination of Various Woods" to size specified. Lab demonstrations on laminations Chapter 11 Modern Cabinetmaking Lecture "Lumber and Millwork" TYK Chapter 11 Lecture on "Gluing Procedures" Types of wood glue Types of contact cement Specialized glues and sealants Lecture "Wood problems we need to be aware of in our Industry" Understand Quality Standards for cabinetry Task Sheet (cause problems to a sample board and repair) Book Report on Species of trees. Book Report on "Joinery of Wood" Quiz review Final Test Complete workbook assignments from text. Chapters 1-4 Task sheets

Required Exams

Online course evaluation

Required Text

Modern Cabinetmaking and its workbook most resent printing. By Umstattd, Publisher Goodheart Wilcox, ISBN# 3766, and ISBN #3774 Handouts. Building Traditional Kitchen Cabinets (Tolpin) Library resource books and the internet. Required program tools as well as writing materials and tape measure. Safety equipment of your own. Resource text for your project report

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Lecture on "Concepts of Woodworking" Lecture on "Deciduous/Coniferous Trees". Lecture Learn and know your lumber, "Understanding Resources," lecture Discussion of use of machinery to work with grain as it pertains to parts of cabinets, furniture etc. Quiz in lab on names of lumber, kin d, hardness, and where originated. Chapter 1-4 concepts of design, Understanding and basic kitchen layouts Corridor L – Shaped U - Shaped Chapter 10 Modern Cabinetmaking TYK chapter 10 Lecture/discussion on the tree, "Seed to project" Workbook Chapter 10 (closed text test) Do task sheet on "Lamination of Various Woods" to size specified. Lab demonstrations on laminations Chapter 11 Modern Cabinetmaking Lecture "Lumber and Millwork" TYK Chapter 11 Lecture on "Gluing Procedures" Types of wood glue Types of contact cement Specialized glues and sealants Lecture "Wood problems we need to be aware of in our Industry" Understand Quality Standards for cabinetry Task Sheet (cause problems to a sample board and repair) Book Report on Species of trees. Book Report on "Joinery of Wood" Quiz review Final Test Complete workbook assignments from text. Chapters 1-4 Task sheets Online course evaluation