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Woodturning 1: Introduction

Course Number: 10306100
Credits: 3.00

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Course Description

10-306-100 WOODTURNING 1: INTRODUCTION ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, and processes of motivation, safety policies, woodturning stock, wood lathe, accessory equipment, cutting tools, catch/dig-in cuts, spindle turning setup, and product development.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Course Competencies

  1. Define motivation for creating a woodturned project.
  2. Adhere to safety regulations and personal protection protocol.
  3. Determine the wood stock selection criteria and lathe blank preparation procedures.
  4. Examine the attributes of shop lathe equipment for woodturning.
  5. Explore wood lathe accessory equipment requirements for use in product development.
  6. Identify specific woodturning tools for use in product development.
  7. Demonstrate safety behaviors and best practice actions in woodturning activities.
  8. Establish a plan for preparation of the lathe for a spindle turning product development activity.
  9. Produce a wooden spindle turning product with the shop lathe.