How to use joinery to enhance strength and appearance in box building
How to use carving, stamping, and a variety of finishes to decorate your project.
Students will be introduced to more formal joinery techniiques and the appropriate tools to achieve them
Students will try a number of visual effects to achieve texture
Students will expand their knowledge of measuring tools (squares, marking gauges), layout, dovetail saws, chisels, and rabbet planes to create rabbet joints
Students will assess the their joinery and augment accordingly to attain the tightest fit
Written self-evaluations, parent conferences
Teacher observation and written evaluations based on effort, ability to work in a group, understanding tools and materials, attitude, and willingness to accept challenges.
The Woodshop has a large library of books on carving, texturing, painting, etc from a variety of cultures
Students are encouraged to share their knowledge and skills with each other