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                                     WOODWORKING
Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 110               Hand Tools/Basic Machines                                                    2        9          5
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         WWK 120

This course covers hand tool use and basic machining techniques necessary for custom furniture construction.
Topics include hand tool options and tune-up for furniture joinery as well as safe and efficient machine use with
initial emphasis on table saw, radial arm saw, joiner, and planer. Upon completion, students should be able to
properly set up and efficiently use hand tools and basic machines to lay out and construct a box project from plans
provided.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 110             Hand Tools/Basic Machines                                                      2        15         7
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course covers hand tool use and basic machining techniques necessary for custom furniture construction.
Topics include hand tool options and tune-up for furniture joinery as well as safe and efficient machine use with
initial emphasis on table saw, radial arm saw, joiner, and planer. Upon completion, students should be able to
properly set up and efficiently use hand tools and basic machines to lay out and construct custom furniture.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 111               Furn Construct I/Joinery                                                     2        12         6
Prerequisites:        WWK 110
Corequisites:         None

This course provides skill development in both hand tool and machine operation by requiring joinery and
construction at a more advanced level of project difficulty. Topics include more complex joinery and building
methodology, fixtures, fitting and assembly, and further machining experience. Upon completion, students should
be able to demonstrate competence in general furniture making ability and familiarity with more advanced
techniques.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 111             Furniture Construction I                                                       2        15         7
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course provides continued skill development in both hand work and machine operation by requiring a more
advanced level of difficulty in project selection. Topics include more complex building methodology, fixtures,
fitting and assembly, carving, and further machining experience. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate competence in general furniture making ability and familiarity with more advanced techniques.

Effective Date – Summer 2009 [2009*02] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 112             Green Woodworking                                                              1        6          3
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course covers building a post and rung style or Windsor style chair working from a freshly cut log using
traditional hand tools and practices. Emphasis is placed on splitting, riving, bending and shaping unseasoned wood
using tools such as froes, mauls, wedges, shaving horses, drawknives and spokeshaves. Upon completion, students
should be able to build a chair from a freshly cut log using traditional design/tools and green woodworking joinery
practices.



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Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 120               Furniture Planning Proces                                                   1       2           2
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course includes interpretation of furniture blueprints, preparation of furniture sketches and drawings, and
consideration of properties of wood in furniture design and construction. Topics include visualization, line styles
and symbols, fundamentals of 2D and 3D sketching/drawing and properties/characteristics of wood. Upon
completion, students should be able to understand/consider wood properties, read blueprints and create sketches and
drawings from which furniture can be accurately constructed.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 120             Furniture Making Process                                                      1       2           2
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the planning process from design concept and freehand sketching through consideration of
certain properties of wood as a medium. Topics include use of proper woodworking methods considering certain
properties of wood and freehand sketching using perspective techniques. Upon completion, students should be able
to recognize certain properties of wood in the design process and be able to convey a mental image on paper.


Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 121             Furniture Drawing                                                             1       4           3
Prerequisites:      WWK 120
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces drawing of furniture forms by use of instrument drawing and PC-based CAD systems.
Topics include orthographic, isometric, and perspective drawing techniques and CAD system component use. Upon
completion, students should be able to use drawing instruments and a PC-based CAD system to draw furniture
forms.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 130               Wood Turning                                                                1       6           3
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course covers the operation and use of the hand lathe for center work and bowl turning. Topics include hand
skills covering beads, coves, fillets, tapers, and their variations in center work and basic bowl turning. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate consistent reproduction of shape and center work and bowl
work.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 130             Wood Turning                                                                  1       6           3
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the operation and use of the hand lathe for center work and bowl turning. Topics include hand
skills covering beads, coves, fillets, tapers, and their variations in center work and basic bowl turning. Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate consistent reproduction of shape and center work and bowl
work.




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Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 136               Basic Finishing                                                             1        4         3
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course covers finishing applications typical of the small shop environment. Topics include preparation for
finishing, wood coloring options, oils and varnishes, and other top coat finishes and special treatments. Upon
completion, students should be able to choose and apply the most appropriate finish for a specific application.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 136             Basic Finishing                                                               1        4         3
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers finishing applications typical of the small shop environment. Topics include preparation for
finishing, wood coloring options, oils and varnishes, and other top coat finishes and special treatments. Upon
completion, students should be able to choose and apply the most appropriate finish for a specific application.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 140               Veneering, Carving & Bend                                                   1        6         3
Prerequisites:        WWK 110
Corequisites:         None

This course covers both traditional and current veneering and carving concepts in flat or bent work and solid
woodbending. Topics include selection of materials and tools, face veneers and veneer matching, marquetry, relief
carving, chip carving and various techniques for bending wood. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate veneering, bending and carving techniques used in custom furniture making.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 140             Woodbending & Veneering                                                       0        2         1
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers both traditional and current veneering concepts in flat or bent work and solid woodbending.
Topics include selection of substrates, face veneers and veneer matching, laminating options, forms, solid wood
properties, and techniques for bending. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate veneering and
bending techniques used in custom furniture making.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 150               Equipment Maintenance                                                       1        3         2
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course covers the proper equipment maintenance procedures necessary within a typical custom or limited
furniture woodworking facility. Topics include cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, sharpening, and basic maintenance
of electrical equipment including parts replacement and repair. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate an understanding of mechanical principles and perform routine repair of most major shop equipment.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 150             Equipment Maintenance                                                         1        3         2
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers the proper equipment maintenance procedures necessary within a typical custom or limited
furniture woodworking facility. Topics include cleaning, lubricating, adjusting, sharpening, and basic maintenance
of electrical equipment including parts replacement and repair. Upon completion, students should be able to
demonstrate an understanding of mechanical principles and perform routine repair of most major shop equipment.
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Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 210             Furniture Design                                                                 1        4          3
Prerequisites:      WWK 121
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces design concepts as they relate to functional furniture. Emphasis is placed on design,
function, form, materials, color, and styles as they relate to furniture. Upon completion, students should be able to
draw a furniture design project.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 211               Furn Const II/Masterpiece                                                      3        18         9
Prerequisites:        WWK 111
Corequisites:         None

This course covers advanced furniture making skills by requiring selection of a project that includes various
techniques. Emphasis is placed on fine and creative design and craftsmanship required to build advanced level
projects. Upon completion, students should be able to construct an advanced furniture project or projects working
from their own drawings/design.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 211             Furniture Construction II                                                        1        21         8
Prerequisites:      WWK 111
Corequisites:       None

This course expands furniture making skills by requiring selection of a project that includes a majority of techniques
previously presented in the program. Emphasis is placed on fine and creative craftsmanship used in building
advanced level projects. Upon completion, students should be able to build an advanced furniture project from their
design.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 217               Fine Points of Furniture                                                       2        12         6
Prerequisites:        WWK 110
Corequisites:         None

This course covers furniture components that define major historical periods. Emphasis is placed on the
methodology necessary to produce select components from major furniture periods (1600-present). Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of historical furniture periods and craft-
selected components and construct a period piece of furniture.

Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 217             Fine Points of Furniture                                                         1        6          3
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course covers furniture components that define major historical periods. Emphasis is placed on the
methodology necessary to produce select components from major furniture periods (1600-present). Upon
completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of certain historical furniture periods and craft
selected components from each period.




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Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 226             Cash Flow Furniture                                                           1        6          3
Prerequisites:      WWK 110
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces the procedures necessary to produce competitively priced products that can be the
determining factor to a positive cash flow for a small business. Topics include product design and production
techniques utilizing fixture, jigs or forms, component purchasing, and quality control. Upon completion, students
should be able to produce a product that could help generate a positive cash flow for a small business.

Effective Date – Fall 2009 [2009*03] – CRC 03/26/09
WWK 227               Shop Start-Up/Operation                                                     3        0          3
Prerequisites:        None
Corequisites:         None

This course introduces procedures used to start and operate a small woodworking business. Topics include business
planning, estimating work orders, scheduling production, marketing, and general management strategies. Upon
completion, students should be able to prepare their own business plan and analyze important shop operation issues.


Effective Date – Summer 1997 [1997*02]
WWK 227             Shop Start-Up/Operation                                                       2        0          2
Prerequisites:      None
Corequisites:       None

This course introduces procedures used to start and operate a small woodworking business. Topics include business
planning, estimating work orders, scheduling production, marketing, and general management strategies. Upon
completion, students should be able to prepare their own business plan and analyze important shop operation issues.




See the SEL and SEM prefixes for generic Selected Topics and Seminar course descriptions.




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