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CON 334 - Construction Techniques

Credits: 7
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 15
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
A practical hands-on introductory experience that covers the construction process, including rough and finish carpentry.
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate the ability to measure accurately for specific types of construction projects
    1. Employ the accurate use of tape measure
    2. Use a combination square accurately
  2. Install a door lock
    1. Make accurate measurements to place lock and strike
    2. Measure accurately for placement of hinges
    3. Mortise for a hinge gain using appropriate hand tools
  3. Lay out a building to establish 90 degree corners and accurate dimensions
    1. Locate stakes to correct dimensions
    2. Prove, using any one of several methods to do so, that the building is square
  4. Demonstrate the ability to properly cut and place moldings used for standard trim applications
    1. Demonstrate skill using the block plane
    2. Cut and place base molding
    3. Cut and place cove moldings
    4. Trim a window
  5. Demonstrate the skills necessary to cut and place rafters
    1. Determine lengths on common rafters
    2. Determine lengths of hip or valley rafters
    3. Determine lengths of jack rafters
  6. Install gypsum wall board by nailing/screwing it into place
    1. Tape wallboard joints and depressions
    2. Finish wallboard joints and depressions
  7. Determine the solution to a stair problem
    1. Lay out and cut a stair stringer
    2. Place a stair stringer



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