2021-2022 Catalog

PCW 110 Intro to Woodworking


This course introduces the properties of wood, basic machine and tool use and safety, box design and construction, and various furniture joinery for woodworkers. Topics include the technical study of wood, hand woodworking methods of box making, assorted box and framing joinery, and hand finishing methods. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate woodworking joinery, box design and construction techniques, and knowledge of wood properties and their effect on furniture design. This class may be taught in two incremental units: PCW 110AB (1.5-7.5-4) and PCW 110BB (1.5-7.5-4)