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Metamora Twp. High School

Wood Technology
CIP: 48.0703


Semester - 0.5 credit


Prerequisite: None


This course is the first exposure to power woodworking machines and woodworking equipment. The basics in cabinetmaking are taught and applied in the building of a small piece of furniture. Machine safety is stressed. Topics taught include reading a working drawing, making a bill of materials, making a plan of procedure, simple wood joints, gluing and clamping, safe use of sliding compound miter box, jointer, planer, table saw, band saw, saber saw, drill, router, sanding and sandpaper, selection of finish materials, stains, wood fillers, lacquers and applying finishes.

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