Aug 10, 2022  
2019-2020 Archived Catalog 
2019-2020 Archived Catalog

ART.-011 Woodshop Orientation

Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016). 
Retake course of ART.-010. The Woodshop Orientation introduces students to general woodworking safety practices and basic woodworking materials and techniques. It is an introduction to the materials, processes, and procedures that are utilized in subsequent studio courses. Students will learn to safely use hand tools, power tools and woodworking machinery, as well as basic woodworking terminology. This is not a proficiency course but rather is a basic introduction to the woodshop safety and processes relative to art/graphics class projects that utilize the woodshop facilities in the Visual Art & Design Center.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Woodshop Orientation & Safety training students will be able to:

  • Understand and apply basic/proper safety practices as they pertain to the woodshop.
  • Care for and safely use non-powered woodworking tools.
  • Care for and safely operate portable and woodworking machinery.
  • Estimate material requirements, create material lists and plan cut lists.
  • Accurately measure, mark, and cut materials for various projects using hand and power tools.
  • Safely drill and sand materials.
  • Apply material securing measures, clamps and jigs.
  • Practice appropriate clean up in a shared shop area.
  • Practice proper tool and machine clean up.
  • Use appropriate materials, tools, equipment & procedures to carry out work on projects.
  • Follow the MCC Student Code of Conduct and practice civility.