•  Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Woodworking II
    Subject: Technology Education
    Grade Level(s): 9-12

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    The intent of this course for students to continue to develop the physical and safety skills associated with wood processing, while also improving on design skills and problem solving. The students will be working in the computer lab and the wood lab to design and create several projects throughout the semester. Over the course of the 18 weeks, the students will be exposed to the content of the course, machine processes, design process, and Google Sketch-Up.

    Units of Study Titles

    1. Unit 1 - Course Introduction
      1. Introduction to wood working and design as a profession
      2. Tour of the wood working lab and its contents
      3. Review of wood, its properties and how it reacts during processing
      4. Review of the design process
    2. Unit 2 – Wood processing machines
      1. Review of
        1. Radial Arm Saw
        2. Joiner
        3. Planer
        4. Table Saw
        5. Miter Saw
        6. Band Saw
        7. Drill Press
        8. Router
        9. Lathe
        10.  Joinery
          1. Dowel
          2. Rabbet
          3. Dado
          4. Miter
          5. Mortise and Tenon
          6. Dovetail
        11. Google Sketch-Up
      2. Unit 3 – Intermediate woodworking projects
      3. Unit 4 – Recycling and refurbishing projects