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									                                College of the Rockies
                          Timber Frame Production Program
                           Student Interview Questionnaire

Please complete the following questionnaire in order to assist us in developing
appropriate course materials and supports for the upcoming semester. Your responses are
kept confidential so please answer as honestly as possible. We may contact you to
suggest some resources that might be helpful before or during the course.

Name: ______________________________                   Date: _____________________

Part A – Tool Use and Building Experience

Please check each of the tools that you feel you are experienced / skilled in using:

Hand Tools                    Power Tools                    Stationary Tools
□ hand plane                  □ circular saw                 □ drill press
□ combination square          □ ½ inch drill                 □ jointer
□ framing square              □ power planer                 □ thickness planer
□ bevel square                □ belt sander                  □ table saw
□ hand chisels                □ plunge router                □ band saw
□ hand saw                    □ miter saw                    □ hollow chisel mortiser
□ ________________            □ chain mortiser               □ __________________

Please check the tools that you have not used, or do not feel as comfortable with:

Hand Tools                    Power Tools                    Stationary Tools
□ hand plane                  □ circular saw                 □ drill press
□ combination square          □ ½ inch drill                 □ jointer
□ framing square              □ power planer                 □ thickness planer
□ bevel square                □ belt sander                  □ table saw
□ hand chisels                □ plunge router                □ band saw
□ hand saw                    □ miter saw                    □ hollow chisel mortiser
□ ________________            □ chain mortiser               □ __________________


Part B – Computer Use: rate your experience with the following (circle the number)

Application                  None    Basic     Moderate     Advanced      Professional
                              0       1           2            3               4

Windows (NT or Pro)           0        1           2             3              4
E-Mail (Outlook)              0        1           2             3              4
Internet Search (Explorer)    0        1           2             3              4
Computer Drafting (CAD)       0        1           2             3              4
Spreadsheet (Excel)           0        1           2             3              4
Part C – Mathematics Background

Please describe your level of education in the following areas of mathematics that relate
to timber framing and building. Use grade level of highest course taken & marks if you
know them:

Topic                  Description              Level studied            When
Algebra                Using formulas and
                       basic computation
                       to solve problems
Geometry               Measuring and
                       drawing angles and
                       shapes
Trigonometry           Solving triangles
                       and slope problems
                       with tan, cos, sin etc
Fractions              Add, subtract,
                       multiply & divide
                       fractions. ½ + ¼
Decimals               Add, subtract,
                       multiply & divide
                       decimals. 0.25 – 0.1

Part D – Other Areas

Are there any other areas that you feel may limit your ability to keep up with your course
work? This could include things such as reading skills, writing skills, study skills and so
on: ____________________________________________________________________


Part E – Physical Condition

Timber framing involves the use of large and heavy materials and power tools. Do you
have any physical conditions that might restrict you from fully and safely participating in
this course? If so, please check and describe.
                                                                  Describe
□ past injuries
□ recent injuries / surgery
□ back problems
□ chronic illness
□ vision problems
□ sight or hearing impairments
□ balance or coordination problems
Part F: Future

Upon graduation of the program, how will you be utilizing your new skills?

      Working on your own projects?
      Working for a Timber Frame company?
      Starting your own Timber Frame company?
      Building your own house/cabin?
      Other ___________________________________________________________

Comments:______________________________________________________________
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