Wood and Metal Design
This course is designed to introduce the student to processes used in designing and making wood and metal projects . The areas of experimentation will include furniture design and wood working, welding, computerized numerical control (PlasmaCam and CNC router) metal machining, woodturning, sheet metal design, and wood machine technology. Hands-on experiences are provided to familiarize students with tools, processes and procedures of manufacturing. Students will be given several introductory projects to complete. A hot plate project, end table, skate board, metal design, chairs and other exciting projects. If time permits, students will be allowed to build individual projects. Work completed can be used for Engineering and Architectural portfolios. This course fulfills the graduation requirement for Fine/Practical Arts.