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RHS Construction Technology

Faculty

Bryan Conklin

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Woodworking I

Woodworking II

Everyday Repairs

 

 

 

 

Woodworking I

Woodworking II

Structures and Shed Design

Everyday Repairs

 

 

Woodworking I

Woodworking II

Structures and Shed Design

Everyday Repairs

 

 

Woodworking I

Woodworking II

Structures and Shed Design

Everyday Repairs

 

 

WOODWORKING I (½ credit) (Grades 9-12)

This course will introduce students to fundamental woodworking skills and the basics of the modern woodworking trade. Skills that involve systematic work habits will be stressed as a foundation for all further studies. Through the completion of projects, students will master basic safety procedures, be exposed to the concept of craftsmanship, learn industrial vocabulary, explore occupational interests, and learn the role of math in the modern woodworking trades.

WOODWORKING II (½ credit) (Grades 9-12)

Woodworking II provides a more detailed understanding of tool processes and continues to develop the skills and knowledge needed in the modern woodworking industry. It builds understanding for the problems, products, processes, and craftsmanship of furniture and simple building trades. Skills in the uses of hand tools and machines, a desire for quality in workmanship, and a cultivation of orderly and systematic work habits will be stressed. (Pre-requisite: Woodworking I)

EVERYDAY REPAIRS (½ Credit) (Grades 9-12)

Everyday repairs will introduce students to all phases of home repairs including painting, electrical, plumbing and preventative maintenance of your home. The course will focus on everyday energy efficiency options and upgrades to older structures, use of tools and safety procedures will be stressed in the phases of the home repair.

STRUCTURES & SHED DESIGN (½ Credit) (Grades 9-12)

Emphasis is placed on the detailed planning required for a construction project. Studies will include blueprint reading, terminology, specifications, estimating, selecting building materials, job layout, project control, and cost studies. All students are required to complete the construction of a small frame house with all details to scale (windows, doors, roof truss, trim, shutters, and framing). Techniques of construction used in prefabrication of subassemblies will be covered. A working application of architectural scales, fractions, ratios, and percentages are necessary for success in the course. (Pre-requisite:  Woodworking I)

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